Recently, Nikita Willy was seen inviting his son, Issa Xander Djokosoetono, to do salt therapy. What do doctors think about this therapy to overcome the effects of air pollution?
Viewed on his Instagram Stories page, Nikita said that salt therapy can help absorb toxins, allergens, and airborne particles that are not good for the respiratory tract. That way, all toxins and allergens will disappear from the body.
“Issa doesn’t have a cough or runny nose, but because Newsdelivers.com’s air is not good, I try to do salt therapy once a week because when a child inhales salt, it will help absorb toxins, allergens and other bad airborne particles from their respiratory tract, thereby eliminating them. from the body,” explained Nikita quoted by account @nikitawillyofficial94.
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The doctor said about salt therapy
According to the pediatrician, dr. Dian Sulistya Ekaputri, Sp.A, salt therapy which is often known as halotherapy is an alternative form of treatment that involves individual exposure to fine salt particles in the air, Mother. This is usually done in an environment known as a salt room or salt cave.
Later, this salt cave or room will be filled with salt particles. Then, those who do therapy can inhale these particles.
“This (salt therapy) is usually done in an environment called a salt room or salt cave, where the air is filled with salt particles that can be inhaled by the individuals who are in it,” he said to HaiBunda, Wednesday (23/8/2023) .
The benefits and effectiveness of salt therapy according to doctors
Doctor Dian explained, salt therapy has various benefits for children. For example, to improve lung function to help respiratory conditions.
“The potential benefits of salt therapy include improving lung function, reducing inflammation, and helping respiratory conditions. However, scientific evidence of its effectiveness is limited and more research is needed,” he explains.
Not only that, Dian also said that it is not certain whether this therapy can absorb allergens and poisons because there is no scientific evidence to support it. However, this therapy is often associated with anti-inflammatory effects.
” The idea that salt therapy can absorb allergens and toxins is not well supported by scientific evidence. The benefits of salt therapy are attributed more to its potential anti-inflammatory and mucolytic effects. The frequency of therapy sessions can vary, but are usually carried out several times a week for a certain period of time ,” said the doctor who practices at the Kenak Medika Hospital in Gianyar Bali.
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