Clinical Efficacy of Halotherapy

Halotherapy Efficiency in Patients with Chronic Lung Diseases
Halotherapy Efficiency in Patients with Chronic Lung Diseases

Controlled placebo-studies shown that adding this method to the set of restorative treatment methods and rehabilitation of patients with chronic bronchopulmonary pathology in the phase of recovery and stabilization enables to achieve the best clinical effect with 82 – 96% of patients with the most appropriate doses of medication, and contribute to the improvement of the quality of life.

HT is effective in  rehabilitation of patients after acute pulmonary diseases with prolonged sluggish and inflammatory processes, typical for protracted acute bronchitis and pneumonia, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, after surgery, etc.

In pediatrics, HT is most commonly used for treatment and rehabilitation of kids with asthma (efficiency 75-85%), high efficiency is also achieved in the treatment of kids with recurrent bronchitis, especially in cases of obstructive forms. Therapeutic impact of HT enables to significantly reduce the prescription of antibacterial agents that helps prevention of dysbacteriosis and allergic reactions with kids.

Halotherapy for Children's Respiratory Hygiene at Kindergartens and Schools
Halotherapy for Children’s Respiratory Hygiene at Kindergartens and Schools

HT has a good track record as a method of prevention and rehabilitation for kids when used in pre-school and educational institutions. Prevention courses for frequently ill kids reduce the risk of recurrent disease by 1.5-2 times and accelerate recovery.

The use of prevention treatments for tobacco smokers and those with exogenous risk factors enable to restore mucociliary clearance, eliminates early manifestations of obstruction and restore protection for respiratory tract.

Dry Sodium Chloride Aerosol Against Acute Respiratory Infections
Dry Sodium Chloride Aerosol Against Acute Respiratory Infections

With only two weekly HT prevention courses within three-month time-period, a 1.5-2 times reduction of acute viral respiratory infections was achieved both with the pulmonary patients and relatively healthy persons, however exposed to the development of COPD.

Application of special salt aerosol concentration modes enables to apply HT not only for respiratory diseases, but also for ENT-pathology, as well as in the field of dermatology.

Controlled HT is successful for the treatment of skin diseases (atopic dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, etc.). Stay in halocomplex provides a positive cleaning action, restores skin biocenosis, enhance microcirculation, which is used in cosmetic applications.

Dry sodium chloride aerosol provides a therapeutic anti-inflammatory, anti-edema impact on the mucosa of the pharynx, nose and paranasal sinuses in chronic pharyngitis, rhinitis and sinusitis. Haloaerosol immunomodulatory effects in ENT-pathology is also proved. The use of HT as a method of conservative treatment of nose pathology diseases enables to achieve positive results in 72 – 87%% cases with the greatest efficiency for vasomotor and allergic rhinitis.

Halotherapy of Patients with Allergic and Vasomotor Rhinitis
Halotherapy of Patients with Allergic and Vasomotor Rhinitis

The use of HT for many years, that has proved the safety of the method in terms of adverse effects on the cardiovascular system, enables the method to be applied for patients with COPD who have concomitant cardiovascular disease, including the groups of aged people. The use of HT for the patients with asthma and COPD older than 60 years with coronary heart disease, dyscirculatory encephalopathy enabled to achieve a positive clinical effect with the absence of any adverse reactions. Clinical observation and experience of controlled HT application showed a general favorable effect of HT on the cardiovascular system. Today the controlled HT is added to the rehabilitation programs for patients with cardiovascular pathology.