What is the effect of sand baths? Who is shown and who is contraindicated treatment with heated sand?
How nice it is to lie on the beach right on the hot sea sand! Children, playing, even bury each other on the shoulders or to the waist for very few people know that there is a simple and ancient method of treatment with heated sand. It is called “psammotherapy” – from the Greek psammo layer – sand and therapia – treatment. About psammotherapy wrote even Herodotus, Galen, Avicenna. Continue reading
Cough is a protective reaction of the body to irritation of the human respiratory tract. During cough, the body tries to get rid of mucus, or foreign particles trapped in the airways. Various bacteria and viruses can also cause coughing.
A healthy person in normal conditions does not have a cough. It occurs in response to irritation of the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract or pleura and is a complex reflex act. With the help of cough, our body is freed from particles of dust and various chemicals that have fallen into the bronchi. Continue reading