speleotherapy


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speleotherapy

(ˌspiːlɪəˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) a form of treatment for asthma sufferers that takes place in clinics in disused mines, in which the air is free of pollen, dust mites, and the other irritants that provoke an allergic reaction; used to reduce the risk of heart disease
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Some particular features of infections and inflammatory processes, and immune status in patients with infection-dependent bronchial asthma during speleotherapy in salt-mine microclimate.
Research on the benefits of Himalayan salt is conducted regularly in Russia, China, and Poland, and has supported the belief that speleotherapy, the clinical use of salt, is highly beneficial for the respiratory system.
Salt speleotherapy is one of the methods which have given rise to further development of the whole trend in modern recovering medicine.
An active using of speleotherapy (ST) in treatment of COPD, which mechanisms are studied extremely insufficiently, attracts special attention (Zunnunov and Nurov, 2005).
The method known as speleotherapy - is not backed by scientists.
Here you can indulge in speleotherapy, an underground health cure for such respiratory disorders as asthma.
Keywords: Salt Mine Speleotherapy; Induced Pathology; Air Composition; Electrolyte Balance; Protein Electrophoresis
Simply Health will offer speleotherapy, the clinical use of salt through their new salt cave, in conjunction with a full array of wellness options, including a Curves fitness facility in the same building.