Category: Halotherapy

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Dr. Chervinskaya on Salt Therapy

One of the biggest supporters of Halotherapy or salt therapy is Dr. Alina Chervinskaya. She is the Head of the Scientific and Clinical Center of Preventive and Rehabilitation Pulmonology of the Sokolov Clinical Hospital in St. Petersburg, Russia. This well regarded specialist , who received her doctorate from the Leningrad Institute of Medicine, has been exploring this important field of work for the past twenty years.
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Common Airborne Allergies

In different parts of the country people have varying allergy problems. The issues that they face are directly relating to temperature, and different types of allergens in the air such as pollen or ragweed. However, most areas of the country deal with the same allergens.
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Will Salt Therapy Increase my Blood Pressure?

Most of those who have blood pressure issues inherit the condition genetically. High blood pressure conditions are sometimes caused from ingesting too much salt on a regular basis or having a high stress career.
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Healthy Habits: A How-to Inspiration

Any change begins with introspection. Creating a healthy habit starts by acknowledging a need for change. When starting a new regimen or breaking a current bad habit, the first step is recognizing our desire to improve.
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What is Halotherapy?

Its uses when discovered thousands of years ago, have been helping people breathe better, build up their immune systems, and purify the body quite well for a long time. It’s the time tested value of this type of therapy that can improve many people’s quality of life.
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Halotherapy for Asthma: Natural Wellness

If you or someone you love has asthma then you know how difficult it can be to control the symptoms. They can come out of nowhere, triggered by exercise, allergies, or even a friend’s cherished pet cat. Asthma is usually an inherited condition you are born with that causes inflamed airways.
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Halotherapy for Severe Asthma

Severe asthma, according to the Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America, affects about 24 million Americans. That’s about 1 in 13 people with the disease. Of course, there are different levels of severity with asthma, but acute asthma can take its toll on your life if you suffer the symptoms.
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Can Salt Therapy Work After Just One Session?

Typically, customers with allergies and sinusitis may experience short term results after 1-3 sessions.  For best results however, it is best to come on a consistent basis.  Salt Therapy is not a cure, but a natural way to manage symptoms.  In order to do that, visiting just once isn’t enough.
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The Origins of Halotherapy

The first documented forms of Halotherapy were in Europe when the monks noticed that when they treated patients in salt caves their respiratory symptoms improved. In 1843 salt clinics were actually opened up in Poland by Dr. M Bojakowski after he read a book by Dr.Buchkowsky who wrote about how salt mining workers actually had less breathing problems then some other mining contemporaries who worked in coal or smoking environments where particle dust was an issue.
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Healthy Habits for Asthma

If you or someone you love has the medical condition asthma there are some ways that you can improve the quality of your life. Healthy habits go a long way in helping you breathe better, and have less emergency asthma attacks which can be quite scary when they are happening.