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Salt therapy

Salt therapy known also as Halotherapy is a 100 % natural, drug-free, safe, noninvasive and pleasant treatment using a controlled air medium that simulates the microclimate of a natural salt cave.
"Halos" in Greek means salt, Celtic word "hal" stands for salt and also clean and holy.

Halotherapy is an effective method of treatment for chronic respiratory diseases, working well with or without medical treatment and without any known side effects. Because of this, even pregnant women with asthma or other respiratory diseases could use this therapy without any harm to the child.

Although halotherapy provides significant improvement for a patients' clinical state, sometime even resulting in full recovery, it is not a substitute for medical treatment. In the case of an already existing disease, it can only be used in addition to help improve the quality of the patients' life, reducing the antibiotic, corticoid or steroid intake, reducing the rate of annual hospitalizations and decreases the frequency of respiratory diseases attacks.
 

People with the following discomforts can expect beneficial physical effects by taking halotherapy sessions on a frequent basis :

  • Asthma

  • Allergies with an effect on ear, nose, throat, sinuses - (e.g. hay fever)

  • Bronchitis

  • Sinus infections, sinusitis

  • Emphysema

  • Cystic fibrosis

  • Ear infection

  • Tonsillitis

Salt therapy can also help prevent respiratory viruses, including the common cold and flu.
 

Children and adults who experience chronic or multiple colds throughout the year due to day cares, schools, or poor ventilation in the work environment can benefit greatly from halotherapy.

 

In addition to helping with respiratory illnesses, salt therapy can help common dermatological disorders including:

  • eczema,

  • psoriasis

  • acne

  • cellulite.

Salt therapy also promotes stress reduction through the production of negative ions to boost the immune system and reduce chronic stress and fatigue.

Halotherapy works exceedingly well for children.

Salt cave has a microclimate that boosts your immunity and vitality. The air is rich in important elements, some of them are :

  • Sodium has influence on functionality of the heart and on optimal blood pressure, improves condition of the skin. Together with chlorine it forms salt which keeps acidity and alkaline balance in organism and it’s essential for proper function of kidneys.

  • Potassium has a positive influence on functionality of the heart and improves the blood flow to the skin. It lowers blood pressure, prevents heart diseases, improves functions of the skin, has diuretic activity, and helps in clearing poisonous products of metabolism.

  • Magnesium is an anti-stress element. It influences the heart and vascular system in a positive way. It soothes asthma attacks and chronic tiredness, lowers tension, protects from heart diseases and lowers high blood pressure.

  • Calcium strengthens immune system, soothes anxiety and regulates functioning of vascular system. It has anti-allergic properties by soothing skin irritations.

  • Iron is an essential element of hemoglobin. It cures anemia, influences work of the muscles, improves concentration, and lowers probability of infections.

  • Bromine lowers blood pressure and regulates functionality of the nervous system;it calms your nerves

  • Iodine is responsible for the proper functionality of the thyroid, which manages our metabolic rate, growth, development and regulates weight.

  • Copper prevents from fungal skin diseases

  • Selenium slows down the aging process

  • Silicon improves skin and hair look and strengthens bones