Respiratory ailments are very common and affect millions of people across the globe. Although the symptoms can vary significantly, there are several signs that they all share in common, like coughing (sometimes present mucus) and breathing problems, shortness of breath, and chronic lung infections.
If you're suffering from a chronic or acute respiratory problem the Himalayan salt room treatment is an excellent option to help you breathe and feel better. It is a safe, natural treatment in which tiny salt particles are taken inhaled, and has a myriad of health benefits. Many salt spas also use an infrared salt detox bed.
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People suffering from a respiratory illness (cold/flu). Salt naturally has antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-fungal benefits and speeds up the removal of any foreign invaders as well as helping to clear the infection more quickly. Patients who are experiencing wheezing or breathlessness, both of which result from constricted airways.
Constriction of the airways is typically caused by mucus build-up up or inflammation. Salt reduces inflammation and also draws more water into the airways, which breaks down mucus and permits it to clear. Thus, this treatment reduces the volume of mucus as well as inflammation of the lungs in order to aid in breathing.
People with sensitive lungs, for example, those suffering from asthma, or suffer from irritability when you breathe in smoke or in polluted places. Salt particles serve to purify the air, eliminating contaminants and toxins in the air. This is also a way to reduce the inflammation caused by these irritating substances.