Aug 30, 2016 by Marina Shmelyova
Today more and more people want to learn how to improve their health, strengthen the immune system and improve body defenses. Medical treatment can have negative side effects, so people are looking for more gentle methods of treatment and rehabilitation.
Water is a source of life. Water, containing organic and mineral elements and enriched with gases, produces favorable effect on the body, improving its defenses. Balneotherapy is the use of water’s healing properties in the prevention, rehabilitation and treatment of various diseases. Balneotherapy suggests using natural and artificial mineral and gas waters for full body and partial baths, showers, irrigations, drinking therapy, and inhalations.
The most popular type of balneotherapy is a full bath. Depending on the composition of the mineral water used for the bath, there can be sulphurous mineral baths, carbonated mineral baths, nitric mineral baths, radon baths, and salt baths.
Mineral baths strengthen blood vessels and the heart muscle, balance the nervous system, improve metabolism and function of the internals. Mineral water is used in the treatment of a number of illnesses, including nervous system diseases, cardiovascular diseases, locomotive system diseases, urological, gyneacological and skin diseases, etc.
There is a number of contraindications to mineral water treatments, including acute forms of chronic conditions, malignant tumors, acute inflammatory conditions, pregnancy, infectious diseases.
Consult your doctor about indications and contraindications for balneotherapeutical treatments. All water treatments must be conducted under medical supervision.
Balneotherapy is the key element of spa treatment and an effective way to treat illnesses, regenerate body, relax and pamper oneself. Enjoyable mineral water treatments help boost energy and feel full of life again.
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