Cystic fibrosis is a common recessive genetic disorder that affects around one in 3000 people.
Sufferers of the disease have abnormal levels of excessively thick and sticky mucus within the lungs, airways and digestive system.
The excessive mucus causes impairment to vital organ function such as the lungs, pancreas, liver and intestine.
The mucus also traps bacteria in the lungs causing recurrent infections, leading to irreversible damage. Lung failure is the most common cause of death for sufferers of Cystic Fibrosis.
The usual signs and symptoms of cystic fibrosis are:
Children with Cystic Fibrosis often suffer from repeated chest infections and breathing problems. As children with the disease get older, their lungs can be permanently damaged.Other problems that arise with Cystic Fibrosis involve the pancreas (as mentioned) and can often lead to malnutrition. Many people with the disease are more likely to develop diabetes and liver problems later in life.
Salt therapy helps relieve the symptoms of Cystic fibrosis 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: