Abdrakhmanova LM, Farkhutdinov UR, Farkhutdinov RR.

Voprosy kurortologii, fizioterapii, i lechebnoi fizicheskoi kultury, 2000 Nov-Dec;(6):21-4.

Effectiveness of halotherapy of chronic bronchitis patients

The chemoluminescence test in 49 patients with lingering inflammatory chronic bronchitis has revealed inhibition of generation of active oxygen forms in the whole blood, intensification of lipid peroxidation in the serum, depression of local immunity. Administration of halotherapy to the above patients results in correction of disturbances of free-radical oxidation, improves local immunity and clinical course of the disease.