Just 13 km from the town of Aridaia are spas of Loutraki Pozar sources or otherwise or Pozar.
There are 6 main sources of mineral water, spring through stones and rocks emerging from the bowels of the earth. The temperature set at 37 ° C and is characterized by many as salutary cure many diseases and is appropriate for balneotherapy and drinking.
The waters of Pozar indicated for rheumatism, arthritis, sciatica, bronchitis, Nerve-Skin-gynecological diseases, diseases of circulatory and respiratory system.
In the baths there are four indoor pools collective dimensions 4m x 2.5 m and 50 individual baths and 15 prive pools. For the daring operation and outdoor pool. The facilities are well equipped bathroom. The pools are shaped like a modern spa.
The medicinal baths Pozar an attraction not only for older people and for young people. Invigoration and renewal, away from the stress of everyday life.
Visitors can combine spa and outdoor activities such as climbing, hiking, rafting and skiing in the ski resort of Kaimaktsalan. From there begins the gorge of Loutraki 33chml length, following the flow of river.
Do not miss a visit to the first cave park in Greece. A cluster of 15 caves discovered in 1989 with rich finds, including fossils of coral, primeval tools and lithographs.
What does offer the Thermal Baths in our Health?
What are the hot springs
Τhe sea, rain and snow penetrate the soil through rocks and cracks, forming underground reservoirs. Since these are fed by springs located on the earth's surface. As we water clears its way to the surface, gripped part of the rocks. Depending on the type of rocks that dissolve in water enriching it, involves different types of sources. The most are sodium-other-sodium alkaline, sodium-hypothermia alipiges, hydrosulfide, hydrochlorides, sulphates, alkaline theiopiges, radioactive, ferrous iodide and bromide, to name a few.Their effect on the human body operates at three levels.Mechanical action refers to the effect of the buoyancy body and the hydrostatic pressure. As we weight decreases, occurs relaxation, while, according to the information on the new version released on "Greek thermalism" of the Association of Municipalities and Communities of Therapy Therapeutic Sources, "This mechanical action causes changes in blood circulation, affecting so the heat regulating mechanism of the body.Second activity is thermal.High temperature causes an increase in the energy potential of tissues, activating the thermoregulatory mechanisms. Dilates blood vessels, increases blood flow to the skin and causes more absorbency. At the same time, increasing the muscle temperature facilitates movement and contraction.Chemical action of hot springs, is related to the composition of the water. According to the release, "The elements of thermal water deposited on the skin of the bather and penetrate inside the skin, where they exert pharmacodynamic action." Apart from the spa, hot springs, depending on their composition, are offered for drinking therapy, ie ingesting mineral water for treatment of liver diseases, digestive tract, biliary and urinary tract. H inhalation, on the other hand, is carried out in specially designed premises, eispnotherapeftiria, and is believed to relieve respiratory diseases.
Diseases and Spas
It is said that hot springs have beneficial effects in a wide range of diseases and pathiseon.O gynecologist Mr. MM, for example, accept that the hot springs can relieve in case of dysmenorrhea, inflammation and infections. As regards skin diseases, the dermatologist Dr.. M., Notes that "The thermal water has anti-inflammatory, soothing and refreshing properties. Can be used in conjunction with other therapies, it is sufficient to clean. Its use in dermatological problems recommended in cases of atopic dermatitis, chronic eczema and psoriasis. " In fact, most people resort to spas to relieve rheumatic and orthopedic problems. "In terms of rheumatic diseases, spas assist primarily chronic, such as osteoarthritis and low back pain," explains me rheumatologist Dr. C. And adds: "In my opinion, should be preferred sources organized, with facilities where besides baths include physical therapy, mud therapy and physiotherapy. The above, in combination with trace elements present in the water, give a much better result than a simple thermal bath. " All, however, doctors and ordinary swimmers, agree on one thing: if a visit to the baths to make you feel good, then you're well or even better. Why, beyond the scientific approach, the thermalism is a holistic experience. Imagine a group of good friends to relax in the warm waters of a marble swimming pool with thermal water, a restored traditional bath with skylights in the roof to let in the light, by the sea or up the mountain, and you'll understand what they mean.
HOT SPRING THERAPY IN GYNECOLOGY
"Obstetrics and Gynecology Institute of the University of Parma"
This treatment involves chronic inflammation of the female genital tract for which the lapse of two years is determined by the initial episode of inflammation. They examined 831 clinical histories (of a total of 885 cases that went to the hot springs during 1975-1976). These data provided the Study and Research Centre (K.M.E.) spas of Salsomaggiore).
Results of the survey:
a. cervicitis - vaginitis
Examined 134 people, the results of which are set forth in Table 1.
36 = 26,87
95 = 70,49
3 = 2,23
b. Disorders of the uterus
The forms of this disease have beneficial effects of the treatments to spas in particular with chloride and sodium iodide waters, awarded with bath or pressure and density gradually increasing. Examined 61 cases, the results of which are set forth in Table 2.
10 = 16,39
43 = 70,49
8 = 13,12
In the field of female infertility are two areas where today with spas treatment seems to have a better indication is:
Tubal infertility is a consequence of previous inflammation
Sterility of the matrix "Asherman" syndrome.
Statistical led to the conclusion of the 73 cases considered to have healing (pregnancy occurred in 33 cases, up 45.21%).