MD. Catherine Bergendiová, PhD., Clinical immunology and allergy, Pneumo – Allergy Centre, Bratislava states: The salt cave is very good for people with allergies. The air is saturated with ions of iodine, calcium, magnesium, sodium, bromine, selenium and other trace elements, creating a microclimate that has a huge positive impact on the treatment of a […]
MD. Milan Simko, Immunologist – Allergologist, University Hospital Bratislava initially attributed the positive effect staying in a cave on the airways that inhaled aerosols dissolve viscous mucus that is better then removed from the airways. Recent research, however, suggest an important regulatory role of surface padding of the skin and respiratory tract.
-MD. Milan Simko, Immunologist
Internist – Gastroenterologist, Department of Preventive Medicine and Clinical Medicine, Bratislava Minerals provide the stability of the internal environment (homeostasis) and the so-called maintenance, acid-base balance, in which more involved in sodium, chloride, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and sulfur. Important role also in the regulation of transmission of nerve impulses, especially sodium, calcium, potassium and […]
-Doc. MD. Igor Kajaba, PhD.
Head I. Pulmonary Clinic of the 1st Faculty of Medicine and General University Hospital in Prague the healing effects of salt are known for centuries. An example is the treatment of what the patients underwent at the royal salt mine Wieliczka Poland, where since 1958 has routinely treated for asthma, diseases of the upper and […]
-Prof. MD. Jiri Homolka, MD.
MD. Zuzana Lukáčová, Dermatovenereology, University Hospital Bratislava – Ružinov states: Specific microclimate of salt caves has excellent effects not only on some skin diseases, but also has a positive effect on other diseases, such as allergies, asthma, inflammation of the sinuses, airways, and not least also works for stress relief and brings a feeling of […]
-MD. Zuzana Lukáčová
Athletes use salt therapy to normalize the breathing pattern. Visiting a salt cave helps to increase oxygen exchange, increase stamina and performance, reduces production of lactic acid, decreases dehydration, decreases cramping, shortens recovery time, increases energy levels, and contributes to good sleep habits. BMJ 1994;309:113-115 (9 July) Pulmonary Limitation to Performance in Sport