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THE EFFICACY OF BATHS MAINTAIN HUMAN HEALTH: A REVIEW

Tatarintseva Raisa Yakovlevna1, Tichonova Nina Nikolaevna2, Apriamashvili Georgiy Guramovich3, Kerekesha Michael Georgievich4, Ignatyev Aleksandr Arsentyevich5, Gilmutdinova Fliura Gaptraufovna6, Ageeva Alexandra Vladimirovna7, Baranova Tatyana Nikolaevna8, Kudryavceva Jemma Borisovna9, Sushkov Aleksey Leonidovich10
1Peoples Friendship University of Russia, Department of clinical physiology and non-medicamental methods of therapy of Faculty of Advanced Training of Medical Workers, Medical Institute, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Head of department
2Peoples Friendship University of Russia, Department of clinical physiology and non-medicamental methods of therapy of Faculty of Advanced Training of Medical Workers, Medical Institute, PhD.
3Peoples Friendship University of Russia, Department of clinical physiology and non-medicamental methods of therapy of Faculty of Advanced Training of Medical Workers, Medical Institute, Lecturer of Department
4Peoples Friendship University of Russia, Department of clinical physiology and non-medicamental methods of therapy of Faculty of Advanced Training of Medical Workers, Medical Institute, PhD.
5Peoples Friendship University of Russia, Department of clinical physiology and non-medicamental methods of therapy of Faculty of Advanced Training of Medical Workers, Medical Institute, PhD.
6Peoples Friendship University of Russia, Department of clinical physiology and non-medicamental methods of therapy of Faculty of Advanced Training of Medical Workers, Medical Institute, PhD.
7Peoples Friendship University of Russia, Department of clinical physiology and non-medicamental methods of therapy of Faculty of Advanced Training of Medical Workers, Medical Institute, neurologist
8Peoples Friendship University of Russia, Department of clinical physiology and non-medicamental methods of therapy of Faculty of Advanced Training of Medical Workers, Medical Institute, therapist
9Peoples Friendship University of Russia, Department of clinical physiology and non-medicamental methods of therapy of Faculty of Advanced Training of Medical Workers, Medical Institute, therapist
10Peoples Friendship University of Russia, Department of clinical physiology and non-medicamental methods of therapy of Faculty of Advanced Training of Medical Workers, Medical Institute, therapist

Abstract
It is believed that the first bathhouses could be the thermal springs. However, as "steam treatments" are present in almost all mammals, it is natural to assume that the "baths" were in human life from the moment of its appearance. First descriptions of baths dated to 1500 BC in India.
In ancient times, the sauna attributed to the cult practice, and sometimes the process itself and the body wash had a religious significance. Also visited bath for the treatment of diseases. It is known that the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates was one of the founders of medicine – not once prescribed as a treatment with steam room, believing that the poisons and toxins that accumulate in the body during illness and poison it, you should certainly withdraw through sweating. Hippocrates in his treatise of considerable importance to the hydrotherapy. He believed that water gives vitality and energy.
Doctors in Ancient Greece, in Ancient Rome, the majority of treatments were carried out in the baths. Roman physicians rightly believed that water and steam (both dry and wet) are able to truly do miracles. In Russia, too, knew about the healing properties of the bath. In the bath was treated for gout and colds, diseases of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, skin diseases and post-traumatic stress disorder, did massage, fixing joints.

Keywords: bath, bricks, health, infrared spectrum, long-wave, properties, stove


Category: 14.00.00 Medicine

Article reference:
The efficacy of baths maintain human health: a review // Modern scientific researches and innovations. 2015. № 6. P. 5 [Electronic journal]. URL: http://web.snauka.ru/en/issues/2015/06/56552

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