SALT WATER THERAPY – relaxation, prevention, treatment, recovery
Therapeutic recommendations for:
Hydrotherapy is simply defined as the use of water for therapeutic purposes. It is probably one of the oldest and most efficient therapies known. The Roman baths were famous for their relaxing and comforting effect.
Salt-water hydrotherapy is recommended for treatment of the following disorders or diseases:
FOR CHILDREN, IN CASE OF:
CONTRAINDICATIONS OF SALT BATHS:
Salt generally does not have any contraindications for external use as it is a physiological element of the human body. During the salt baths a small quantity of water and salt permeates the skin pores and accumulates in the subcutaneous mineral deposits while another amount is inhaled. The Sodium Ion (component of salt) is an important element for the body. Any transfer of substances between its cells and the pericellular space is done due to the presence of the Sodium Ion and water.
Even though salt has no contraindications in external use, warm or hot water certainly does. These are: acute phase of any disease, infectious diseases, STDs, cancer, repeated and abundant hemorrhages, pregnancies and lactation period, mental illness and epilepsy, cardiovascular diseases (high blood pressure – over 200 mm Hg, recovery periods after strokes, heart attacks, thrombophlebitis, advanced arteriosclerosis), ovarian cyst, uterine fibroids.