In some cases, patients contraindicated for conventional baths, water-based. This is due to the fact that besides the main therapeutic effect they have on the body mechanical and thermal effects. It is not desirable, for example, for people who have observed ischemic or hypertensive disease than II degree, as well as a number of other diagnoses. For those vacationing in the sanatorium “Podolia” sparing procedures are provided on the basis of dry baths. They have an impressive therapeutic effect and can be administered even to patients who have no contraindications to the adoption of conventional bathtubs. In the sanatorium practice are two types of dry baths – carbon dioxide and radon.
Carbon dioxide (mofetnye) dry bath
The first resort, where guests were treated volcanic carbon dioxide appeared in the XVIII century in Germany, Italy, Poland and Russia Kislovodsk. Mechanism of Action mofetnyh baths on the body had not yet been studied, but there was a clear beneficial effect. Today it is known that the effect of carbon dioxide on the skin causes the formation of body tissues of a number of biologically active substances.
Due to this accelerated regeneration, reduces inflammation, improves blood circulation and wound up itching. Adoption mofetnyh bath leads to an expansion of the capillaries and small arteries, resulting in normal blood flow to many organs including, heart, and decreases blood pressure. Under the influence of carbon dioxide in the blood oxygen level, whereby the body activated by virtually all metabolic processes.
The sanatorium “Podolia” dry carbon dioxide baths are appointed suffering coronary artery disease and heart disease, hypertension, atherosclerosis, thrombophlebitis, respiratory diseases, metabolic disorders and a variety of gynecological disorders. Special effect mofetnye baths have in treatment of diseases of musculoskeletal system – sciatica, arthritis, osteoarthritis, as well as skin diseases.
Dry radon baths
Dry baths on the basis of radon have almost the same healing power as conventional water. However, they are more easily tolerated by patients with serious disorders of the cardiovascular system because it does not presuppose the overload of water column pressure and temperature.
Mechanism of action of dry bathing on the organism is to normalize the blood circulation in the muscles, vessels of the brain and internal organs. Gaseous radon reduces smooth muscle tone and blood pressure and myocardial oxygen utilization will intensify, thus improving cardiac function. In addition, a hypotensive, sedative, and anti-inflammatory effect vagotonic on many systems of the human body.
Testimony to the adoption of dry radon baths are coronary heart disease, hypertension, endarteritis, peripheral circulatory disorders, trophic skin disorders, diabetes, thrombosis, many diseases bronchopulmonary system. Dry baths are successfully used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other diseases of the joints and musculoskeletal system.