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Praid

Praid is located in central Romania (more than 500m high), in the valley of the river Tarnava mica. Praid is a spa that during summertime is open in the Harghita county.

Praid lies at a distance of 9 km. Sovata, Mureş county. The salt has the solid form of an ellipse, and this has created a vegetation, which has adapted to a saline soil, which is an exceptional aspect.

In Praid there are wells with hyperthermia minesalt.

In Praid there is abeach with salt water, where in addition to hot salt baths (in bathtubs) are installed, where salt water is heated in boilers. These baths are very effective in treating rheumatism. Salt and iodine-rich water have a calming, relaxing effect, both physically and mentally.

Salt baths have on the whole body the following effects: soothing, anti-inflammatory, vasodilator, sterilizing the skin and mucous membranes, heal.

A bath takes 10 to 30 minutes per day, depending on individual ability. The temperature of the salt water is 36 degrees. A treatment consists of 10-14 hot baths in the bathtub without interruption. The salt baths work in the period 1 June -15 October.

Therapeutic indications:

  • asthma (extrinsic, intrinsic, mixed); 
  • Chronic bronchitis;
  • Chronic sinusitis;
  • obstructive pulmonary emphysema;
  • silicose;
  • bronchiectasis (without hemoptysis);
  • angina;
  • pharyngitis;
  • tracheobronchitis;
  • pneumonia.

Options of treatment:

The specific therapeutic treatment is the inhalation of air in the mine.

Those who come for treatment stay a number of times, based on medical advice in a specially equipped large room.

Furthermore there will be treated with mineral water.

In a large room, decorated in 120 m depth, conditions are created, designed to treat respiratory diseases.

Patients spend a few hours - as directed by the doctor - at the visit to the mine, are attending church services, while there is a playground for children over 2 years.

The conditions of the salt solution renew the neurovegetative system.

Contraindications:

  • Pulmonary tuberculosis;
  • Pulmonale mycose;
  • Lung Cancer;
  • Decompensated heart disease;
  • recent myocardial infarction;
  • Neurological disorders which are: loss of consciousness, such as epilepsy;
  • Claustrophobia.

Cimate:

Praid has a climate specifically for this environment, cool summers, cold winters. Because the spa is located in a valley there are no stormy winds.