Salt Therapy Treatment for Allergies and Hay Fever

An interesting facet of the human body is its ability to make mistakes. Your eyes are not the only thing you can fool given the right conditions. As it turns out, you can also fool your immune system into thinking you are under attack.

This strange phenomenon is known as hay fever. The medical industry has given it the name allergic rhinitis and respiratory allergy. This is when you incur a common set of symptoms when you inhale or ingest a seemingly harmless particle.

These particles are known as allergens, and they differ from person to person depending on their genetic make-up. For some, it’s animal dander. For others, it could be pollen. There are even those that get attacked by hay fever from dust bunnies.

Allergic conditions according to the CDC are among the most common medical conditions affecting children in the United States. This is a hypersensitivity disorder in which the immune system reacts to substances

in the environment that are normally considered harmless Food or digestive allergies, skin allergies (such as eczema), and respiratory allergies (such as hay fever) are the most common allergies among children. allergies and differences by selected sociodemographic characteristics for children under age 18 years.

​Salt Therapy can bring much-needed relief for persons suffering from allergies and hay fever, because salt is an anti-inflammatory. It also removes pathogen agents or airborne pollen and reduces lgE levels which can cause oversensitiity of the immune system.

​Salt Therapy has been clinically tested and proven to provide an alternative treatment to pharmaceuticals for persons suffering from hay fever. A visit to a salt room which operates a halogenerator, allows the client to breath in a saline aerosol generated by the machine which will help to reduce the need for an anti-histamine.

It will also help to:

  • Alleviate sneezing, coughing and shortness of breath
  • Strengthen the immune system
  • Clear mucus and sticky phlegm from the lungs

Scientific Research on Halotherapy as a treatment for Allergies

​- Theoretical basis and clinical benefits of dry salt inhalation therapy

​​​- Surveys on therapeutic effects of halotherapy chamber with artificial alt-mine environment on patients with certain chronic allergenic respriatory pathologies and infectious-inflammatory pathologies

– Hypersaline nasal irrigation in children with symptomatic seasonal allergic rhinitis: A randomized study

– The role of non-medicamental technologies in the rehabilitation of the children presenting with acute rhinosinusitis

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