Iodide-bromine baths. Indications and contraindications, treatment
In balneotherapy in many resorts of the world for a long time andiodine-bromine baths are reliably used. Indications and contraindications for their use are clearly described, this type of external treatment is very effective in many diseases. In doing so, they work well not only on the skin, but also put blood pressure in order, stimulate the nervous system, soothe and tone.
Useful properties of iodine and bromine
Iodine has long been used to add to outdoor baths, as it has a very positive effect on the entire body.
Iodine has a good effect on microcirculation processes,strengthens the walls of blood vessels, speeds up lipid metabolism and improves blood properties. If a person has inflammation, his area decreases. Also, baths with iodine stimulate healing processes.
Bromine also has a good effect on humanorganism, especially on its nervous system. It promotes the process of braking in the cerebral cortex. Also, bromine lowers muscle tone, normalizes blood pressure, relaxes and soothes the body.
How to use
Not all do iodide-bromine baths. Indications and contraindications very clearly divide people into those to whom it will benefit, and to whom harm. If you decide to improve yourself, then it's better not to do it. In addition, at home, such a bath is not easy to take. After all, both substances, bromine and iodine, are halogens, and consequently, very poorly soluble in ordinary water. But in the mineral and marine, these substances dissolve quickly. Therefore, most often iodide-bromine baths are offered at sea, lake and mineral resorts.
One bath must have at least 5mg / l iodine and 25 mg / l bromine. This ratio is most effective. The course is designed for 12-15 sessions for 10-15 minutes. The water temperature should not be more than 37 degrees.
Iodide-bromine baths: indications and contraindications, reviews
Doctors recommend this kind of balneotherapy to those who have the following diseases:
- pathology of the respiratory system;
- pathology of the nervous system (this includes neurasthenia, sleep disorders, various functional disorders, excessive irritability, polyneuropathy, radiculitis);
- diseases of the digestive system (especially such baths for those who have intestinal and / or biliary dyskinesia are good);
- disorders in the circulatory system;
- climacteric syndrome;
- chronic diseases of the pelvic organs;
- uterine myoma.
But there are people to whom such treatment canto do much harm. Not everyone can take iodide-bromine baths. Indications and contraindications have a fairly large list. It is impossible to apply such treatment to the following people:
- Those who do not tolerate iodine or bromine.
- People who suffer hives.
- Patients who have hemorrhagic dermatitis.
- People with increased thyroid function.
- Patients who suffer from severe forms of thyrotoxicosis.
- Women who have a pathology of the genital organs on the background of hypoestrogenism.
- People with low immunity.
People who took such baths correctly, the reviews leave very good. They note a significant improvement in health and general well-being.
What else are treated for such baths
Also iodide-bromine baths, indications andthe contra-indications of which are prescribed in each clinic, work well for diseases of the musculoskeletal system of the body. They well relieve inflammation in the joints and spine. With skin rashes and diseases - scaly lichen, eczema, allergic dermatitis, neurodermatitis - this kind of balneotherapy can significantly alleviate the manifestations of the disease.
Can children be used
Many are interested in the question of whether such atreatment is prescribed to children and at what age they can prescribe iodine-bromine baths. Indications and contraindications for children are also clearly defined. As a rule, this procedure is prescribed to children who are already 5 years old. In this case, the doctor conducts this procedure gradually, so that the child's body is used.
Initially, he takes a bath for a minute or two, after 2-3 days this time increases to 5 minutes, and if there are no unpleasant effects, this time can increase to 10-15 minutes.
It is worth remembering that the body of a child whenthis is experiencing certain loads and rebuilt after iodide-bromine baths have been taken. Indications and contraindications to children say that it is important to limit the motor regime. Then, when the course of procedures is completed, he can return to his former active lifestyle.
It is also very important to give the baby a rest after all the procedures are over. Give the child a few quiet days, so that the effect of the baths had the most positive effect.
At the resort!
It is best to take such baths on thoseresorts, where there are natural sources of water containing bromine and iodine. It will be somewhat cheaper and much more effective. By the way, it is worth noting that such waters often accompany those places where oil is extracted. In Russia, there are many such sources. In the middle band, for example, they are found in the Ryazan, Penza, Ivanovo, Kursk, Vladimir regions, in the Nizhny Novgorod region. In the north-west of Russia, they are in the Vologda, Novgorod and Kaliningrad regions. Iodine-bromine sources are widely distributed in the south: Anapa, Sochi, Maikop. There are many of them in the Urals and Siberia.
So, choosing a resort with healing springs, you can stop at a suitable climatic zone for you.
Remember that balneology requirescertain mode. You can not start taking a bath immediately, it should take some time for the organism to acclimatize. During the procedures it is desirable to limit oneself in nutrition, to remove fat food from the diet, so that the organism copes with the loads more easily.
After the course, you need to give yourself anothera few days of rest. After all, the body is loaded with medicinal substances. And even if you took the last bath three days ago, it still acts on you. So do not rush right after the end of the procedure to leave the resort. At least 5 days, dedicate the rest.</ p>>