Medical Tours

Thermal Tourism

Thermal tourism is in a very important position in the field of medicine due to its positive effect on human health. Due to the possibility of treatment with natural and underground mineral waters, thermal tourism facilities in our country are quite developed. In this sense, Turkey ranks first in Europe in terms of geothermal resources.

The waters that come out of the ground as natural spring water and contain beneficial minerals; It provides benefits in rejuvenating, resting and maintaining the continuity of health.

Different water contents are good for the treatment of different diseases. For this reason, it is important to have a basic knowledge of the content of water and what ailments it is good for. The most basic thermal treatment applications; Hot Spring Bath, Mud Applications (Peloid), Gas Bath, Drinking Cure, Respiratory Cure (Inhalation) and Sea Cures (Thalassotherapy).

Thermal waters are healing waters with a temperature of 20 – 110 C, containing many minerals and mineral salts. Thermal waters offer a very effective treatment especially for skin diseases and rheumatic diseases. Thermal waters, also called hot spring water, relax both physically and spiritually, and provide the body to renew itself. Geothermal waters in almost every region of our country are a holiday option preferred by those who want to relieve their physical and psychological fatigue with the thermal facilities established around it. Thermal hot water accelerates the blood circulation in the aching areas, reduces the pain and accelerates the recovery time.

Thermal waters, one of the tremendous gifts bestowed by nature on human beings, provide healing to people depending on their usage patterns and minerals. Today, thermal applications called “Wellness” or “Wellbeing” are based on making you feel more fit and energetic. In the modern world, the continuation of staying healthy is of utmost importance. In addition to the classical holiday concept such as sea, sand and sun, the thermal tourism area, where people will also benefit from healthy waters, has started to show itself more frequently in summer holiday plans. The thermals, which include the oldest known and natural treatment methods, increase the interest with the satisfaction of the patients who get results.

  • It is possible to list the benefits of thermal water in general as follows:
  • It is therapeutic in respiratory diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, allergic upper respiratory tract disorders, and shortness of breath.
  • In skin disorders such as psoriasis, eczema, acne,
  • Calcification, herniated disc, rheumatic disorders
  • It is useful in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders such as paralysis, post-operative movement disorder, polio.
  • It is known to be supportive of treatment in those who have gastrointestinal problems such as stomach disorders, obesity, insulin resistance, liver failure, gout.
  • It is useful in kidney and urinary tract disorders such as kidney stones, urinary tract infections, prostate. As a treatment method, mud bath is applied in the form of drinking cures.
  • Very good results are obtained in treatments such as gynecological diseases, inflammation and infertility.
  • Thermal waters, nervous disorder, stress, etc. It is known to be used in the treatment of neurological diseases.
  • You can use thermal springs to specifically strengthen the muscles by relaxing them.
  • You can consider a thermal holiday to improve joint movements and move more flexibly.
  • Thermal waters, which are beneficial in reducing muscle spasms and contractions, also support the reduction of menstrual pain in women.
  • You can evaluate it in terms of accelerating blood circulation and metabolism.
  • You can try it in old age or in weight loss processes, as it helps reduce problems such as swelling or edema.
  • Thermal water also stands out in terms of moisturizing and cleansing the skin.
  • The spa waters, which are valuable in terms of creating anti-inflammatory and preventive effects, offer healing effects on the skin tissue.
  • You can evaluate it in terms of allowing your skin and hair to regain the lost mineral.
  • You can use thermal sources to relieve irritation after epilation, laser or peeling procedures.
  • You can benefit from thermal water at the stage of reducing insect bites and redness.
  • It is among the benefits of thermal water that it relieves the pain felt after sunburn and is good for sunspots.
  • It supports the formation of a healthier skin by lightening the dark spots on the skin and making the skin look smooth.
  • It contributes to the relief of pain by relieving joint movements in diseases such as hernia and calcification.
  • You can use it as a complementary treatment in the rehabilitation of migraine, stress and stress-related diseases.
  • It's not just for healing; To rest, unwind and relax, hot water thermal waters are beneficial for the person.