Frequently Asked Questions
What are Halotherapy (salt aerosol) treatments?
Halotherapy (salt aerosol) treatments produce an antibacterial environment of micro-
particles which destroys the bacteria and fungi found on mucosa. At the same time they
are shown to strengthen the body's immune system
Halotherapy also relieves; mucus oedema (swelling), sneezing, nasal congestion and
rhinitis - which often completely disappears
Halotherapy treatments are particularly effective at soothing the body's nervous
system. Their saturation of negative ions counteract the positive ions produced by
electronic devises, helping to restore the body's natural balance and thereby relieving
stress as well as anxiety
Halotherapy's antibacterial properties also help alleviate many dermatological issues
How effective are Halotherapy treatments?
An independent clinical trial* of 124 patients studied the effects of Halotherapy for the
treatment of respiratory diseases. It showed the following results:
- After 3-5 sessions of Salt Therapy 70-80% of patients showed some improvement
- At the end of the course, the clinical state of 85% of patients with mild to
moderate bronchial asthma and 75% of patients with severe bronchial asthma
*Halotherapy for treatment of respiratory diseases. Chervinskaya AV, Ziber NA, 1995 Fall, PMD 10161255
(PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE)
What to expect from a Halotherapy treatment?
A Halotherapy treatment is a relaxing, warm and enjoyable experience. We ask our
clients to complete a questionnaire during their first consultation. The therapy session
takes place with our clients wearing loose fitting casual clothing, seated on lounging
chairs, reading a book, magazine or simply snoozing...
Can children receive Halotherapy treatments?
Yes. Halotherapy treatments are suitable from 6mths + (with parental supervision). We
provide simple toys and books for children to play with. It's believed that children who
receive regular Halotherapy treatments benefit from better overall general health and
suffer from fewer illnesses
What side effects are there, if any?
Yes. A few clients may experience coughing after a therapy session. This is a positive
sign of upcoming recovery and the respiratory tract accelerating it's cleansing mode.
Most clients also find their general health and quality of sleep improves during a course
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