Speleotherapy of asthma in Belarus (Soligorsk)

Speleotherapy in Belarus

Speleotherapy is a method of asthma treatment based on the beneficial effect on the patient’s organism of the special microclimate of caves and salt mines.

Speleotherapy in Belarus is carried out primarily on the basis of the Belarus Potassium enterprise, in the territory of which the leading speleoclinic, the Republican Speleotherapy Hospital, was opened. This medical institution rightfully leads the list of the best clinics in the CIS in which lung diseases are treated.

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Republican Speleotherapy Hospital in Soligorsk

In the republican speleotherapy hospital in Soligorsk

The medical complex, located at half a kilometer deep, is characterized by a completely unique microclimate saturated with aerosol, which contains a whole complex of minerals - this is not a complete list of what the republican health resort is famous for.

Speleotherapy in Soligorsk is indicated for patients with:

  1. Bronchial asthma;
  2. Chronic bronchitis;
  3. Rhinitis of all kinds;
  4. Allergic diseases.

The underground building of this clinic is located in the mine of the Starobinsky potash salt deposit. This is the only in the territory of the former USSR, a fully equipped medical complex located in the territory of mining, in which mining has not been carried out for a long time.

The clinic is equipped with the latest medical technology and is adapted for long-term patients. Almost at one and a half kilometer depth there are recreation areas, exercise therapy rooms and areas for dosed physical activity.

The ground building is located in a pine forest on the picturesque shore of a reservoir located near the city of Salihorsk. The buildings are fully renovated and equipped. There are rooms for electric light therapy, laser and heat therapy, water treatment, phytobarrels and phytobar.

What is the uniqueness of speleotherapy in Belarus?

The uniqueness of speleotherapy in Belarus lies in:

  • A special microclimate that has a stable temperature and humidity;
  • The healing properties of local salts, which are distinguished by the strongest bronchodilator, expectorant, anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory properties;
  • Underground hospitals are fully protected from the negative effects of the external environment;
  • Unique ventilation system
  • Construction of speleo-clinics by unique, scientifically grounded projects.

How effective is speleotherapy in Belarus?

Speleotherapy in Belarus

Speleotherapy in Belarus is characterized by the highest therapeutic effect, providing:

  • Absolute relief of symptoms or their complete cure in patients at the initial stages of the disease;
  • In patients with severe pulmonary disease, remission of the disease lasts from six months to two years.

Speleotherapy is especially effective for the prevention of pathologies of the respiratory system. Periodically undergoing therapy, people with weakened immunity have the opportunity not only to significantly improve their health conditions, but in some cases to say goodbye forever to their diseases that torment them.

The cost of speleotherapy in Soligorsk

For foreign citizens, the cost of speleotherapy in Belarus reaches one and a half thousand dollars. Speleotherapy prices in Belarus include:

  1. Speleotherapy (seventeen dives per course);
  2. Tasty and varied four meals a day;
  3. Accommodation in comfortable rooms;
  4. Constantly under the supervision of a physician;
  5. Passing a variety of medical procedures;
  6. Sports activities in an underground sports complex;
  7. Transportation to the place of treatment;
  8. Provision of necessary equipment;
  9. Use of the library, cafeteria and other social services.
Violetta Yanyshevska
Violetta YanyshevskaAuthor and medical editor