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Salt Cave

Halotherapy in Astoria, Queens, NY

RELAX , REJUVENATE & DETOX

What is the "Salt Room" at Skin Fusion Spa ?

The Salt Cave is a controlled holistic environment that simulates the micro-climate of a naturally occurring salt cave. This micro-climate environment is ionized and saturated with a low vapor concentration of Himalayan salt. As the salt air is inhaled, it travels through your respiratory system providing relief for those with sinus and breathing ailments such as Asthma and Bronchitis. Dry Salt Therapy may also aid in strengthening the immune system, decreasing mental fatigue and reducing stress.
 

Which conditions does Salt Therapy treat?

People who visit Salt Caves regularly may find relief from various conditions through Halotherapy, such as: Asthma, Allergies, Bronchitis, Chronic Fatigue, Common Cold, Cystic Fibrosis, COPD, Dermatitis, Eczema, Emphysema, Fibromyalgia, Headaches,High Blood Pressure, Influenza, Pneumonia, Psoriasis, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Rhinitis/Sinusitis, Rosacea, Snoring

Other benefits include:

  • Hydration balance

  • Regulate water content on a cellular level

  • Balance alkalinity/acidity in the body

  • Detoxify the body of heavy metals

  • Improve metabolic function and improve digestion

  • Natural and safe for babies and adults

  • No side effects

  • No contraindications 

  • Anti-inflammatory

  • Anti-microbial

  • Anti-bacterial

  • Anti-fungal

  • Boost the immune system

  • Anti-Aging

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  • What is Salt Therapy?
    Salt therapy, or halotherapy, is a type of therapy that involves inhaling salt-infused air. It is believed to help improve respiratory and skin conditions, such as asthma, allergies, bronchitis, and eczema. The salt-infused air is believed to reduce inflammation, reduce mucus in the lungs, and improve overall respiratory health. Salt therapy is usually done in a special room where the air is infused with salt particles, but it can also be done at home using a salt inhaler.
  • How long is a session?
    Totally up to you! Start at 15 or go straight for the hour!
  • What do I wear in the salt cave?
    There is no special gear required for the treatment, except no shoes are allowed inside the Salt Cave. You may wear anything that you are comfortable in!
  • How does salt therapy work?
    Salt therapy, also known as halotherapy, is a natural therapy that uses microscopic salt particles to help clear the airways and reduce inflammation. The salt is typically administered in a room or a chamber which contains a special device that grinds up salt into tiny particles, which are then released into the air. These particles are then inhaled, where they can help to reduce inflammation, open up airways, and reduce the severity of conditions such as asthma, allergies, and bronchitis.
  • Can Salt Therapy provide allergy relief?
    Yes, salt therapy can provide relief from allergies. Salt has anti-inflammatory properties and is known to reduce inflammation in the body. This can help reduce the symptoms of allergies such as sneezing, runny nose, and itchy eyes. In addition, salt therapy helps to reduce the amount of allergens in the air, which can help reduce the severity of an allergic reaction.
  • Which conditions can be treated with Salt Therapy?
    Allergies Asthma Breathing difficulties / chest tightness Bronchitis / Chronic bronchitis Colds & Flu COPD Ear infections Eczema Hay fever Pneumonia (post-acute) Psoriasis Rhinitis Sinusitis/sinus inflammation Smoker’s cough Snoring / Sleep Apnea Stress and fatigue Wheezing
  • Is salt therapy safe for children?
    It is definitely safe for children. There are no potential harmful effects. The treatment is completely natural and in fact, children often respond to treatment faster than adults.
  • Is the salt cave sterile?
    The walls and floor of the rooms in the Salt Cave are covered with salt which creates an almost sterile environment. Salt naturally absorbs bacteria.
  • Do Salt Rooms Really Offer Health Benefits?
    Improved breathing If you have trouble moving air in and out of your lungs, odds are, your condition is on someone’s list of health issues that can be made better through halotherapy. Various sites claim salt rooms can help address: Asthma. Bronchitis. Chronic obstructive pulmonary lung disease (COPD). Cystic fibrosis. Respiratory allergies. Smoker’s cough (also known as chronic cough). Breathing in the salt particles appears to thin mucus, which allows your cough to be more productive and makes it easier to get phlegm out,” explains Dr. Young. “It gets things moving. That’s often key for people with breathing issues The salt cave can also... Fight infection Make your skin healthier Reduces stress
  • How can salt cave therapy help my skin?
    By providing the skin with essential minerals, salt therapy can help to reduce inflammation, improve skin elasticity, and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. It can improve your skin's hydration, roughness, and redness. Making it a wonderful option for those suffering from eczema, rosacea, dermatitis, and more. It is also anti-aging!
  • Do Salt Caves Really Help with Breathing Issues?
    Salt caves have been used for centuries in Eastern European countries to help with respiratory ailments, and some studies have shown that they may help to improve breathing for people who suffer from respiratory issues In short, the answer is yes. Yes, salt therapy really does improve common respiratory issues like asthma, severe asthma, allergies, bronchitis, chronic bronchitis, COPD, and sinusitis. In a study of patients ages seven to sixty with various respiratory conditions, patients exposed to halotherapy (modern salt therapy) showed improvement in inflammation and allergic response and a decrease in the body’s sensitiveness and in infectious inflammatory process.
  • How likely is salt therapy to help?
    One study found that 72% – 87% of those with nasal pathology found improvement with salt therapy. Sixty percent of those with chronic sinusitis saw improvement while 90% with acute sinusitis saw improvement and reduction in mucosa after just two to three sessions5. In a different study, salt therapy improved drainage in 85% of cases with moderate asthma, 75% of severe asthma cases, and 97% of chronic bronchitis and bronchiectasis. Furthermore, this study found that common cold cases were reduced in half. And those at risk for lung disease had significant changes6.
  • Can salt therapy help with Stress, Anxiety and Depression ?
    Regular salt therapy sessions in salt rooms have been shown to counter-act stress triggers, which in turn can reduce the symptoms of mental, emotional and physical stress. Salt therapy has been shown specifically to increase the flow rate of oxygen, while decreasing hypertension. Also noted is a decreased resting heart rate, indicating optimal circulation and enhanced relaxation — all indicators that can help to alleviate anxiety, regardless of it’s cause.
  • How can salt therapy help firefighters/first responders ?
    When we smell or are inhaling smoke, that inflames our lungs. For first responders, they are exposed to it on a daily basis. Using Dry Salt Therapy can help to open your air ways and lungs so you can breathe better. It also helps to remove mucus and phlegm from the respiratory system, which collects particulate matter, pollen and other allergens. The concept is similar to using a Neti pot, however this is a dry therapy instead of using water, which allows the salt to go deeper into your respiratory system and lungs.
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Learn how our members are loving the benefits of salt therapy 

Michael is the best! I’ve already been for a few hydrafacials and they do wonders for your skin! The new space is beautiful and so clean. Also, they have a new fun salt cave! Highly recommend Skin Fusion Spa

Kristina T. 

Memberships

Unlimited Monthly

$99 / month

10 Pack (45 mins)

$320

5 Session Package

$170

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