The XIVth Worldwide symposium of speleotherapy befell in Romania on October 4-6, 2012. The symposium was held below the aegis of The Worldwide Union of Speleology (UIS), The Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences and the Committees of The Everlasting Fee of Speleotherapy (PCS) – Division of Analysis.
Specialists from excessive educational establishments and organizations from Romania, Russia, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Austria, Slovakia, Poland and different nations participated for 3 days at The XIVth Worldwide Symposium of Speleotherapy. Docs and physicians with specialization in Pulmonology, Allergology, Dermatology, Rehabilitation, Bodily Drugs and Balneotherapy, professors at medical educational establishments, medical researchers and engineers, gathered collectively to share their expertise and analysis research in regards to the results of salt remedy in respiratory situations and balneology utilizing mineralized salty water.
They introduced speleotherapy in salt mines and caves, from historical past to our trendy occasions approaches – reminiscent of halotherapy or salt remedy, the standard of therapeutic elements reminiscent of microclimate, bodily, chemical, microbiological and present achieved outcomes, for utilized in well being and balneotherapytourism.
There have been additionally introduced the experimental leads to the laboratory on totally different pathologies and the medical, biochemical, immunological and different results on sufferers with numerous illnesses. Indications and contraindications, along with totally different strategies of salt remedy in prophylaxis, remedy and rehabilitation of sufferers with totally different pathologies had been mentioned.
The general public gathered plenty of details about the medical and purposeful effectivity of speleotherapy and halotherapy within the remedy of bronchial bronchial asthma with totally different levels of management, power obstructive pulmonary illness (COPD), power bronchitis, allergic rhinitis and different allergic pathologies, pneumonia and acute respiratory illnesses.
The affect of dwelling close to roadways and in the present day’s elevated air air pollution in respiratory illnesses and the results of eradicating these elements was one other fascinating research. “Visitors emission sources of natural chemical compounds represented by microparticles are related to elevated systemic irritation.”, the research says. Very long time publicity to salt remedy helps to strengthen the respiratory mucosa in the direction of allergens and maintains correct hygiene over the entire respiratory system. House salt remedy can also be out there for long run publicity in power respiratory illnesses.
The anti-inflammatory and therapeutic results of salt remedy – aerosol salt remedy and salty baths – on pores and skin illnesses reminiscent of psoriasis, eczema, neurodermatitis, power rashes, burns and wounds, was one other fascinating topic within the symposium.
Bronchial obstruction is called a frequent symptom of gastroesophageal reflux illness (GERD) and rock-salt aerosols is taken into account one of the crucial efficient strategies of remedy. The alkali properties of ionic salts even have optimistic results on the irritated esophagus and gastric mucosa.
This symposium underlined the various makes use of of salt remedy in respiratory situations, pores and skin issues and in balneotherapy.
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