If water cannot cure it, it’s incurable – that’s what the ancient Romans used to say about precious mineral water and about beneficial effects of spa stays.
Mineral and healing water used to be considered as miraculous since ever, as it can treat diseases and restore health.
When it comes to mineral springs, we are among the richest countries worldwide. We have more than 1,200 registered mineral water springs in Slovakia. Mineral composition of our waters is unique and varied, however not all of them can be used for treatment and preventive purposes.
Healing springs in Turčianske Teplice
Unique water from Turčianske Teplice is used for spa treatment and water drinking therapies
Mineral springs with healing thermal mineral water in Turčianska kotlina basin are unique and used by many people.
Water used in the spa is natural healing mineral potable water, moderately mineralised, containing sulphates, bicarbonates, calcium, magnesium, and an increased amount of fluoride ions. Springs are situated in depth of several dozen metres. Water mineralisation is approx. 1,500 mg/l, water temperature of the spring is 40-46° C.
The effects of the healing mineral water from Turčianske Teplice predetermine it for treatment of:
- musculoskeletal diseases, post-traumatic conditions and conditions after musculoskeletal surgeries,
- treatment of some neurological, gynaecological, urological diseases and digestive diseases,
- as support treatment after some oncological diseases.
Mineral water is used for general healing, partial healing, relaxation and rehabilitation baths and for water drinking therapies, too.
Spa procedures with thermal mineral water
A mineral bath lowers blood pressure, dilates veins, and has relaxation and calming effect. Mineral bath temperature is usually 34°-38°C (up to 40°C in exceptional cases).
A whirlpool bath is a gentle whirlpool massage applied either to upper or lower limbs, or to the whole body. Water with isothermal temperature (36° -37°C) promotes congestion of limbs, activates skin receptors, relieves muscular and joint rigidity.
Massage in the spa
A massage is the best procedure after having a spa bath. It supports superficial vein drainage, lymphatic drainage, secretion of sweat glands, normalisation of skin tightness, it improves congestion of the massaged area, absorption of swellings or haematomas, relaxes and tones muscles up, improves nutrition of tissues and relieves pain.
Sauna supports body hardening, it is a suitable prevention of cold related diseases, has s positive effect on functional circulation disorders, as well as on physical and mental exhaustion, minor rheumatic diseases, some allergies.
Drinking of healing mineral water from local springs “Kollár” and “Živena” is suitable, too.
A water drinking therapy can be classified as a healing therapy applied internally. It is used to clean the body thanks to its temperature and chemical composition, while water volume is of relevance, too.
Mineral water from Turčianske Teplice is suitable for treatment of the following conditions:
- phosphate and carbonate calculi and sand in urinary tract, however it is not recommended for treatment of uratic stones,
- prostate inflammation – calcium and magnesium contained in the water have anti-inflammatory effects,
- endocolitis (large intestine mucous inflammation) it improves creation and excretion of bile, it is an excellent supplement treatment of gastric acid hyperproduction, however it is not recommended to be drunk by people suffering from reduced production of gastric acids,
- prevention of osteoporosis thanks to the high content of calcium.
Recommended dosage: 1-2 dcl of mineral water 2-3 times a day.
Gold Spa Turčianske Teplice includes Spa & Aquapark with healing water
Spa & Aquapark
The big advantage of the Spa & Aquapark complex is that it only uses natural mineral water from the local healing springs. It is very popular and sought after by spa guests and by the public, too.
Pools with the healing mineral water of various temperatures are available for relaxation and regeneration, as well as a swimming pool, relaxation whirlpools, water slides and wild water, and an herbal steam sauna, a rich offer of massages, cosmetic treatments and other complementary services.
Many of us are aware of the need of high-quality rest, relaxation, the need of feeling well and fine, and the need of influencing own health and health of other family members in a positive way. Family holiday stays in Gold Spa Turčianske Teplice and in Spa & Aquapark are the right choice. Such stays bring regeneration, perfect rest and relaxation, as well as fun. Spa in Turčianske Teplice is an ideal place for a healthy family holiday. You will spend nice moments in a peaceful environment of Turčianske Teplice surrounded by beautiful nature.