Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a term that covers several lung diseases, which prevents normal breathing. The most prevalent conditions include emphysema, chronic bronchitis and chronic asthma.
COPD is a serious, progressive and disabling condition that narrows and obstructs the airways over time reducing lung function.
The disease limits airflow to the lungs and causes severe episodes of shortness of breath, with fits of coughing.
The leading causes for COPD are:
Sufferers of COPD experience episodes of shortness of breath and fits of coughing.As opposed to asthma, where medication can have a positive effect on symptoms (and at times recover naturally), the symptoms of COPD may at times not be completely reversible, even with treatment.
Salt therapy helps relieve the symptoms of COPD in a 100% natural and non- invasive way. Sitting in our 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: