Frequently Asked Questions
What is Salt Therapy?
According to the Salt Therapy Association, “Halotherapy is a Dry Salt Therapy that utilizes a halogenerator to grind and crush 99.99% Pure Grade Sodium Chloride (salt) into micronized particles that are dispersed into a salt room, salt cave, or salt chamber via a dry salt aerosol that works to aid respiratory concerns and skin conditions.”
How Safe is Salt Therapy?
According to the Salt Therapy Association, salt therapy is safe*. It is a 100% drug-free, non-invasive, comfortable treatment. The only people who should avoid salt therapy are those with severe chronic respiratory issues and those with open wounds and sores.
*As with any type of treatment, results may vary. We always encourage our clients to have their customers consult their local physician with regard to salt therapy.
Is Salt Therapy safe for children?
*Yes, salt therapy is safe for children. It is a highly recommended natural treatment. There are no potentially harmful side effects. The treatment is suitable for children of any age (as young as 1-month-old). Interestingly, children respond to the therapy more quickly than do adults.
During a salt therapy session, children can play with toys, read books and interact with other children.
What about the concern salt is bad for you?
Some people are concerned about the intake of salt because of issues relating to diet, high blood pressure, and hypertension. This type of salt intake is connected to the digestive tract. Dry salt therapy is different since it associated with the respiratory system. When inhaled, the amount of micro salt particles entering the respiratory system is extremely low, so it doesn’t present any risk to your health. It actually kills bacteria, reduces inflammation, and expands airways.
Are there any side effects?
With regard to salt therapy, side effects are infrequent. Some people might experience a mild tickle in the throat or an increase in coughing due to an excess mucus buildup. This is an indication the therapy is working. Other effects might be a slight skin irritation for those with hypersensitive skin.
Who benefits from Halotherapy Treatments?
Salt therapy has provided benefits for those with the following conditions:
Chronic ENT illnesses
Stress and Fatigue