Tallassoterapiya increasing its popularity, this method of alternative medicine as tallasoterapii, i.e. the treatment of diseases with the help of the healing properties of the sea, and all that therein is: sand, dirt, salt, water, algae and even air.
Positive impact on the marine environment of the human body is known since the days of the pharaohs. First Hospital of the sea was established in England in 1754 on the coast of the English Channel. In 1788, as France was opened first bathing establishment. However, at the time of bathing is often limited to just walking along the seashore. By the end of the 19th century resorts already spread throughout Europe, and has developed a new direction – “sea wellness.”
Sea Water is a natural solution set of salts, the composition and the degree of concentration comparable to the blood and extracellular environment of the human. In 1971, it has been scientifically proved that ions of sea water can penetrate through the skin and restore the electrolyte composition of blood plasma. And if the sea water is heated to 34 degrees, the process of development of the tissues of the human body coming micronutrients is much harder.
Seaweed is rich in biologically active substances. They possess anticarcinogenic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. In algae contains all the main groups of vitamins, so drawing and extracts from them to help compensate for vitamin deficiency. Increasingly used such algae like spirulina, fucus, kelp, rodofitsea, digitata and others. For example, kelp detoxifies and very effectively helps in venous insufficiency. Bladder stimulates lymph flow and activates fibroblasts are responsible for the synthesis of collagen in the skin. Spirullina can effectively tone and strengthen the skin. Thalassotherapy treatments with it a beneficial effect on the whole body in general.
Sea salt contains a very macro and micronutrients. It consists of about a hundred minerals, almost the whole periodic table.
Sea mud is a combination of water, mineral and organic substances. It contains enzymes, hormones, vitamins, antibiotics and even.
Ionized sea air increases immunity, cleans the bronchi. Especially useful such air for smokers.
Sound of the surf calming effect on the human nervous system.
Related seafood diet rich in fatty omega – 3 fatty acids have a positive effect not only on the figure, but also on your overall health.
Thus, thalassotherapy is a set of health and anti-aging treatments.
The Main Methods of Treatment
Warm baths with sea water and sea salt, seaweed. During these procedures, the muscles relax, increasing blood circulation and, as a consequence, restored skin tone, reduces external signs of cellulite. These baths are very useful for back pain and joint pain.
Mud treatment with the addition of seaweed, salt, herbs and oils. Before these wraps are usually warm up the body in the sauna and make peeling the entire body to open all the pores, and better absorption of nutrients. And during the wrap dress a special suit in which a person is within an hour. Effect of marine steam bath while creating, removes toxins from the body and contributes to the disintegration of adipose tissue. Due to the elevated temperature penetrate skin active agents and iodine. This procedure reduces swelling, improves blood circulation and fights cellulite. Thalassotherapy wraps made locally or on the whole body.
Hydro-massage bath with sea water is very useful for supporting – motor apparatus.
Shower massage stimulates blood circulation and lymphatic drainage.
Kavitoterapiya – this treatment, sea air, good for the bronchus and the nervous system. Can be combined with aromatherapy and color therapy.
Thalassotherapy is especially useful in cases where:
- Problems with supporting – motor apparatus;
- Skin diseases;
- Metabolic disorder;
- Cardio – vascular diseases;
- Obesity, cellulite.
But this method, as with any other medication, has its limitations:
- Infectious diseases;
- Inflammatory diseases of the skin and internal organs;
- Oncological diseases;
- Some cardio – vascular system;
Where to Be Treated
An ideal place for such treatment – is, of course, specialized resort on the coast. It is believed that the best thalassotherapy centers operate on the Atlantic coast and the Mediterranean, especially France and Tunisia. But if you can not visit these resorts, you can take a course at a spa – salon and even at home, however, without the sea water and air.
Thalassotherapy, usually 10-12 treatments 1-2 times per year.