You may feel lighter and renewed after your first salt therapy session as if you’ve floated into a blissful state of relaxation. So, how should you prepare for your first halotherapy session and what should you expect? We have all the answers in this article, so keep reading.
The world can be a stressful place with stress coming from our personal lives, careers, and surrounding world events. Wouldn’t it be nice if a 45-minute salt therapy session could reduce stress levels? Fortunately, scientists have found that salt therapy does have a positive impact to stress.
Itchy and dry skin feels so uncomfortable. It distracts focus from what is important. Not to mention psoriasis and eczema can make wardrobe and even hair style decisions for those affected. And how many of us don’t want to look a little younger? Well, those taking their salt therapy in the kids’ suite may not want to look younger, but the rest of us do. Can salt really do all of that- improve symptoms of skin issues and make us look younger? Yes, it can, and research shows it!
Performance may mean many different things to different people. For some, it means athletic performance. Whether a professional athlete, weekend warrior, or someone working out for healthy lifestyle, performance includes our ability to accomplish an athletic task. For others, it may mean breath control for activities like singing, performing arts and professional auctioning. Does salt therapy deliver benefits for various types of performance? In short, yes. But let’s explore what research has found about salt therapy and improved performance.
In short, the answer is yes. Yes, salt therapy really does improve common respiratory issues like asthma, severe asthma, allergies, bronchitis, chronic bronchitis, COPD, and sinusitis.
Parents seek salt therapy for children for many reasons. The most common include, asthma (Breathing Blog), ear infections, skin conditions (Skin Blog) and an immune boost (Immune Blog) to make catching colds, flu and virus less likely. As a parent, we want to help our child and make certain that we do not cause harm.
From preserving food, to a form of currency, to treatment for various ailments, salt has been used for various purposes for centuries. As far back as 20 million years ago, a shallow sea covered Europe and Russia. As the sea retreated, salt deposits were left between 10 and 300 meters below. We know that the earliest civilizations formed near salt deposits.
Surely, if something all-natural, enjoyable and accessible lowered the likelihood of contracting the common cold, flu and viruses, then everyone would do it, right? That is exactly what we think, and perhaps scientific studies will convince more people to add salt therapy to their weekly routine.
It’s a fair question. We often hear that eating too much salt is bad for your health as it can raise blood pressure and potentially lead to heart issues. This happens when excess dietary salt makes the body retain fluid to dilute the salt. The excess water increases the volume of blood and thus raises blood pressure.