As with any treatment for cystic fibrosis, salt therapy at The Salt Room in Orlando has benefits and possible side effects. Cystic fibrosis is one of the most common life-threatening hereditary diseases in the world. Fortunately Salt therapy, a drug-free treatment, provides relief from symptoms and prevention of recurrence in cystic fibrosis carriers.
Benefits of Treating Cystic Fibrosis with Salt Therapy
Brings relief from coughing, and shortness of breath
A patient of cystic fibrosis suffers from coughing and breathing problems. Salt therapy treatment brings relief by facilitating mucus clearance and unclogging blockages in your respiratory tract.
Breath better after just one session
Cystic fibrosis patients receiving salt therapy treatment at The Salt Room in Orlando, often start breathing easier after just one session. As the treatment progresses you will experience relief as your respiratory tract clears and infection recedes. You will not only breathe better but your coughing too will decrease.
Cleansing and sanitation of the airways
Dry aerosol micro particles of salt possess bactericide, mucokinetic, hydrophilic, and anti-inflammatory properties. Salt therapy reduces inflammation of the respiratory tract, unclogs blockages and clears the respiratory tract of accumulated mucus and allergens making breathing easier. Salt therapy at The Salt Room in Orlando also facilitates the drainage of the sinuses opening up the nasal passages. Bacteria are destroyed and the patient often no longer needs heavy doses of antibiotics.
Increases remission times
A patient of cystic fibrosis who has undergone salt therapy treatment at The Salt Room in Orlando will be less prone to infections and enjoy better health for longer periods of time. After taking the full course of treatment patients frequently enjoy a remission period of at least six months or even more than a year.
An individual with cystic fibrosis often feels listless and experiences fatigue and depression. Salt therapy treatment is invigorating for the body but also eases your taut nerves and aids relaxation. You will feel more energetic both from the treatment and the better sleep patients often enjoy.
Improve general health and quality of life
Salt therapy treatment helps the patient to regain his or her health and develop more resistance to disease by boosting up their defenses. Dependence on medicines can be reduced help regain normality in your life. Children respond positively to Salt therapy treatment and after completing the full course often achieve more consistent attendance at school.
Side Effects of Salt Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers
Few side effects have been reported by patients undergoing salt therapy treatment for cystic fibrosis at the Salt Room in Orlando. Mild skin irritation has been reported by some salt therapy patients. Sometimes rashes appear in the initial stages of salt therapy treatment which disappear once the treatment progresses. A slight tickling sensation of the throat has been reported by some cystic fibrosis patients which can be remedied by saline water gargles. Sometimes conjunctivitis can occur therefore sensitive cystic fibrosis patients are advised to keep their eyes shut during the treatment.
There are certain precautions that should be kept in mind. You should absolutely consult your doctor before you start salt therapy for cystic fibrosis if you have: internal diseases in decompensation; severe hypertension; relapsing and massive bleeds of any kind; blood diseases in acute stage; acute stage of respiratory diseases; severe chronic respiratory failure; active tuberculosis; mental disorders and all kinds of drug addiction; malignant diseases; intoxication; cachexia; or pregnancy.