Cystic Fibrosis

There are over 1200 people living with Cystic Fibrosis in Ireland. Difficulty breathing is the most serious symptom and results from frequent lung infections – these can be treated, though not cured, by antibiotics and other medications.

Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis

  • Troublesome cough

  • Poor growth

  • Reoccurring chest infections

  • Diarrhoea

  • Sinus infections

  • Infertility

  • Difficulty breathing

How The Salt Clinic Can Help

  • Salt is a natural antibacterial

  • It reduces inflammation of the airways

  • Salt is mucolytic, which means it helps to shift retained mucus

  • It reduces IgE levels - the immune system becomes less oversensitive

Salt Therapy is a clinically proven, natural, safe and beneficial method of treatment for every age group from 6 months. By visiting The Salt Clinic and breathing in the saline aerosol generated by our medical device it can significantly help to:

  • Reduce the need for inhalers and antibiotics

  • Help you to breathe easier after just a few sessions

  • Improve your lung function

  • Help to reduce the number of hospital admissions

  • Alleviate sneezing, coughing, and shortness of breath

  • Help to clear mucus and sticky phlegm from the lungs

  • The salt will help to kill bacteria in the lungs

  • Increase the resistance to respiratory tract diseases

How Often Should You Attend

  • Depending on age and stage of your condition, we would recommend 20-30 sessions for long term results.

  • Follow-up sessions every 2 to 3 months are recommended to clear out and maintain clear lungs.

  • Follow up sessions should be frequent, about 3 a week is suggested.