As August is in full swing, our calendars are going to become even fuller. With the end of summer approaching, our kids are heading back to school, we will have more field trips to attend, events for work, or perhaps our kids will be participating in extracurricular activities like sports or clubs. To many of us, August is a time to begin again. But with all of these extra activities comes stress, less sleep, and the potential to pick up infections and germs. We don’t have time to get sick!
What Can You Do?
Instead of taking a “wait and see” approach to whether or not sicknesses will strike, the better alternative is to take preventative measures against these infections and viruses. You’ve heard and tried the same old approach of eating right, get enough sleep, and so on. But there is an alternative method that countless individuals rely on to stay healthy; it’s called—Salt Therapy.
Since the Ancient Greeks, Halotherapy, or Salt therapy has been recognized as a beneficial treatment option for many ailments, including respiratory conditions. Hippocrates studied its effects and used the treatment of his patients back in 460 B.C. Additionally, in 1843 a Polish physician, Felix Boczkovski noticed and documented that salt miners didn’t suffer from the same respiratory problems as the general population.
In modern day, salt therapy has grown in popularity to treat various types of respiratory and skin conditions, but it’s also one of the most beneficial ways to stave off illnesses, and it’s in high demand.
What is Salt Therapy?
At the Salt Suite, they use finely milled salt (micronized particles) that are built into the walls of the room and dispersed throughout the room and in the air. Salt molecules are comprised of a positive sodium ion and a negative chloride ion. While you breathe in the salty air of the therapy room, salt molecules enter the moist airways of the sinuses and lungs and break down into tiny particles, which release negative ions. The negative ions stimulate airway linings, improving mucus clearance and improving immune response to pathogens.
As you breathe in the dry microscopic particles, you are forming a protective layer inside your sinus and respiratory system to stave off illness and infection.
When our bodies come into contact with germs, the protective layer of salt works to kill bacteria keeping that infection from growing worse. The Salt Suites clients say that coming to one salt session per week keeps them healthy and lessens their symptoms if they do get sick.
Salt therapy is 100% natural, safe and drug-free, providing long-term relief. Clinical studies show that it is an effective natural treatment for allergies, asthma, sinusitis and other respiratory condition.
The Salt Session
In a relaxing dimly lit, spa-like atmosphere, you just listen to the brief introduction and then relaxing spa music or meditation. Most people either read, rest or meditate during a session.
Salt Therapy Benefits
- Improves lung function
- Clears pollens, pollutants, toxins and viral causing agents from lungs and nasal tracts
- Provide relief from skin conditions such as dermatitis, acne, eczema, and psoriasis
- Reduce symptoms of allergies, asthma, and respiratory issues
- Cleans nasal cavities and sinuses
- Reduces bronchial inflammation
- Relieves stress and naturally calms you
- Decreases your likelihood of catching a cold, flu and other illness
- Enhance sports performance / improves physical endurance
- Reduces Snoring
To find out more about how Salt Therapy can benefit you and your family, or to schedule an appointment, please call the Salt Suite today.
Contact us 561.316.3105
5510 PGA Blvd. Suite 105
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418