Bronchitis is inflammation of the linings (mucous membranes) of the bronchi- the airways which carry airflow into your lungs. As the mucous membrane swells and grows thicker, it narrows the tiny airways in the lungs, resulting in coughing spells that may be accompanied by phlegm and breathlessness. Bronchitis is generally caused by lung infections due to a virus but may also be caused by bacteria, dust, chemical pollutants or, long-term cigarette smoking.
The most common viruses that cause bronchitis are influenza A and B and the most common bacteria that cause the condition are Mycoplasma Pneumonia. The disease comes in two forms:
The symptoms of acute bronchitis & chronic bronchitis may include:
Salt therapy helps relieve the symptoms of Bronchitis in a 100% natural non- invasive way. Sitting in the Salt Rooms exposes you to tiny salt particles that cleanse and detoxify the respiratory system. The particles enter the upper airways and lower areas of the respiratory system by breathing normally in the Salt Rooms.
Salt has a natural ability to absorb, and holds a natural anti-bacterial, anti – inflammatory and anti-histamine properties. These help to:
Our Salt Rooms contain an abundance of Negative Ions. The healing properties of Negative Ions have been researched and documented since the early 1900’s - here are some of the benefits they hold: