Patients often experience a slight increase in cough and congestion following their first treatment. This however, in not a side effect, but rather an indication that mucus is exiting your system and decreases as the treatment progresses.
Rarely, minor skin irritations may develop and occasionally a slight irritation of the throat may occur. It is advised to avoid salt room therapy for those patients with infections and accompanying fever, cancer patients, tuberculosis patients, hypertension in IIB stage, severe lung diseases, and those with 3rd stage chronic lung insufficiency. If you are unsure, seek professional medical advice.
The Healthy Breathing Center advises patients to receive a doctor’s recommendation prior to the discontinuation of any physician prescribed treatments.
Salt therapy is 100% natural, drug-free, and safe for all ages including seniors, infants and small children. There are no serious side effects with salt therapy and unlike traditional medicine, salt therapy focuses on the source of the problem rather than just suppressing the symptoms.