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Psoriasis is a long-term (chronic) skin condition /disease that causes skin cells to grow too quickly, resulting in thick, white, silvery, or red patches of skin. Normally, skin cells grow gradually and flake off about every 4 weeks. New skin cells grow to replace the outer layers of the skin as they shed. But in Psoriasis, new skin cells move rapidly to the surface of the skin in days rather than weeks. This forms thick patches that range in size from small to large. They most often appear on the knees, elbows, scalp, hands, feet, or lower back.
Psoriasis is most common in adults. But children and teens can get it too.
Psoriasis occurs when the immune system mistakes a normal skin cell for a pathogen and sends out a faulty signal that causes overproduction of new skin cells. The body is unable to shed the new skin cells fast enough and symptoms of psoriasis occur. People with psoriasis often notice times when their skin gets worse. Things that can cause these flare-ups include:
Psoriasis is not contagious and there is currently no ‘cure’, however there are both natural and non-natural treatments available to manage symptoms.
Red, scaly patches of skin that can be sore and/or itchy. At times symptoms may improve or disappear, and other times symptoms can worsen.
Salt therapy helps relieve the symptoms of Psoriasis in a 100% natural and 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: