What is high blood pressure or hypertension?
High blood pressure and hypertension are conditions that deal with the force of the blood against the artery walls. When you are diagnosed with these two conditions it means that the blood flowing through your arteries are consistently pushing against the wall causing them strain. This can cause damage to your arteries and to your heart. Having hypertension and high blood pressure can also cause you to be at a higher risk for heart disease, stroke or a heart attack.
What is Salt therapy and how does it work?
Salt therapy also known as halotherapy is a natural and drug-free therapy that involves the breakage of salt crystals. Salt therapy is growing as a main form of therapy across the country.
Salt therapy is a natural type of therapy that can improve many aspects of your health. Salt rooms or caves and salt therapy are popping up across major cities. Salt therapy has many benefits not only breathing but energy, sleep, blood flow and increased proficiency.
This type of therapy is when salt crystals are ground into particles and are released into the air of a man-made room or are already in the air natural salt cave. The process in this type of therapy is similar in a man-made salt room and in a natural salt cave. The salt particles that have been ground up are inhaled through the mouth and nostrils to help coat the nostrils, esophagus and the deepest parts of the lungs. This provides a natural way to absorb the edema from the mucosa lining in your airways.
Can Salt Therapy Raise Blood Pressure?
Everyone knows that increasing your salt intake can cause high blood pressure, but can attending salt therapy weekly or bi-weekly also raise your blood pressure? No! Salt therapy acts as an anti-bacterial and as an anti-inflammatory. With dry salt therapy, it is different than consuming salt. Salt therapy is inhaling a dry salt aerosol which only enters your respiratory system and not your digestion tract. The salt particles that you inhale are so fine that even if you were to eat any amount of it it would not pose a risk to your health.
Salt therapy can actually be beneficial to those with high blood pressure or hypertension. Salt therapy helps to reduce and remove the toxins that are in your body that are causing pain or sickness. Salt therapy can also be beneficial for high blood pressure and hypertension because salt therapy helps you to relax. This can help decrease your chance for a heart attack or stroke.
Like most therapy, salt therapy is not a therapy to replace your prescription medications. It is best done when it is used in conjunction with your prescription medications.
Salt therapy works best with any ailment when it is done continually. Weekly or bi-weekly sessions will be needed if you are trying to heal quicker. Call your local salt therapy company for pricing and packages.