Salt Rooms Can Help You Breathe Easier

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In the United States, salt’s role as a health remedy is mostly confined to gargling with salt water to ease a sore throat and using it to rinse inflamed sinuses. But an increasing number of Americans are discovering what Europeans have known for centuries: Salt therapy is good for the entire body. Read more

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Promises of sweet relief in Halifax’s new Salt Room

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“It’s new to North America but in most European countries, governments cover the therapy, that’s how well it works,” co-owner and halotherapist Susan Terry said. “Now it’s getting popular in the Middle East and in Australia. At the (Sochi) Olympics, the Russian team and the Australian team had salt rooms for their athletes.” Read more

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Athletes Performance Can Benefit From Visiting a Salt Cave

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“Research and studies have demonstrated the beneficial value of the micro climate of salt caves in shielding our bodies against viral infections, in balancing our immune system, in the enhancement of sport performance & in the following disorders…” Read more

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Salt therapy finds new life with spa treatment

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Ancient treatment makes modern resurgence as salt rooms spread across the nation. A 2006 New England Journal of Medicine study found that inhaling salt-infused vapor improved breathing for 24 patients with cystic fibrosis. Another small 2006 study in the European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology said that people with asthma reported breathing easier after […]

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At Cranston yoga studio, salt therapy helps relax, refresh

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As the owner of Raffa Yoga in Cranston, Christine Raffa has made a career out of caring for the body and soul. But about five years ago, Raffa suffered a bout of pneumonia that she could not shake. In what she calls a “Hail Mary attempt” to heal holistically, she ordered a salt tent and […]

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