Promising or Placebo? Halo Salt Therapy: Resurgence of a Salt Cave Spa Treatment

A spa day. We all need one. It’s meant to relax and revitalize the body and mind, but what about the lungs? A new trend increasingly found at modern spas is halotherapy, or salt therapy—breathable salt particles intended to improve breathing. There has been news buzzing with the supposed benefits of salt therapy or halotherapy for lung conditions like COPD …

Study: Effects of SaltMed Therapy on Obstructive Bronchial Disorders

Link to official SaltMed Study PDF This study proves that halotherapy added to the initial treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma with acute respiratory failure leads to significant improvement during the first hour of all clinical and paraclinical parameters: respiratory frequency, O2 saturation and partial pressure of blood gases. No orotracheal intubation was necessary in the …

International Journal of COPD Releases Review of Halotherapy for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

What To Expect at The Salt Scene Orlando

Review of Halotherapy for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease PDF Link Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic, progressive disease and is treated with inhaled medication to optimize the patient’s lung health through decreasing their symptoms, especially breathlessness. Halotherapy is the inhalation of micronized dry salt within a chamber that mimics a salt cave environment. Recent media reports suggest that …