Salt and Allergy Relief

Allergy season is hitting us hard this year. I see people all the time with runny noses, red puffy eyes, headaches, exhaustion. They may or may not be taking medication for these symptoms, either prescribed by their physician or bought over-the-counter at a local drug store. These drugs may help their situation short-term but they need to keep taking it and it does not continue to help them. They may have to take more to find continued relief or move on to a different drug with side effects that are worse than the first one.

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What is a Salt Room?

 

Dry salt therapy is good for a myriad of conditions. It is excellent for people who have chronic lung conditions such as allergies, asthma, COPD, and emphysema. Because it is nature’s antibiotic, antiviral and antifungal, it is also good if you are feeling like you might be getting sick or trying to recover from something such as a cold or bronchitis. It is also excellent for relieving symptoms of psoriasis, eczema, acne and other skin conditions. People who suffer from anxiety and depression feel calmer and less anxious after sitting in a salt room. I like to joke that it can help with anything except weight-loss – and I can even make a scientific argument for that depending on what is preventing you from losing weight.

But not any room is a salt room…

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End Snoring

 

You lay awake all night not because of your sleep issues, which are bad enough, but because your significant other is sleeping like a baby while raising the roof on the house with their snoring. You are angry, frustrated and TIRED!

It took years of dealing with my husband’s sleep apnea before he finally agreed to a sleep study test and was prescribed a CPAP. What finally made him agree to get tested for sleep apnea was my constant complaining and sleeping on the couch. But this past weekend, we went camping and the battery on the CPAP machine did not make it through the first night of our 2-night excursion. But, miracle of miracles, while he still snores, it is much softer and I, and all of our neighbors within 2 miles, were able to sleep through it!

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