Seaside resorts

The seaside resorts in the group of climatic Spa and climatic features are divided into the seaside resorts with climate: 1) taiga (see the Leningrad resort area); 2) temperate forests [resorts of the Baltic sea (see Riga)]; 3) monsoon temperate latitudes (Primorsky Krai); 4) steppes [Odessa resort area (see), Evpatoria and other]; 5) the Mediterranean type [southern coast of Crimea (see Crimean resorts) and Gelendzhik resort area of North-Western coast of the Caucasus]; 6) wet subtropics [coast of the Caucasus from Sochi to Batumi (see Batumi resort area, Sochi, black sea coast of Caucasus)]; 7) moderately humid subtropics [southern part of Azerbaijan, on the Caspian sea coast (see Absheron group of resorts)].
The climate is seaside resorts characterized minor daily fluctuations of temperature, intense solar radiation, fresh and clean sea air, containing significant amounts of ozone and sea salts, increased in comparison with the continental areas of the barometric pressure in the summer and lower in winter.
When you stay at a seaside resort in the body increases the metabolism, improve the functions of the cardiovascular system and respiratory organs, improves blood composition. Along with this change the size and topography of skin temperature, the reaction to cold stimulation, the intensity of oxidative processes in the body.
1. The form and stage of disease, which shows a Spa treatment at the seaside resorts of the South (black sea coast of Crimea and Caucasus - Simeiz, Gelendzhik and other). Tuberculosis disease: focal and infiltrative tuberculosis of lungs in the phase of infiltration or resorption with the defeat of not more than two pulmonary shares in limited cases of infection; chronic disseminated and fibro-cavernous forms in phase infiltration or disintegration, dissolution or seals; cirrhotic forms without extensive spread and effects of the collapse; medical pneumothorax; exudative pleurisy; limited infiltrative ulcerative larynx tuberculosis productive nature without severe dysphagia and without stenosis of the larynx; peritonitis tubercular etiology, tuberculosis of the lymph nodes, bones and joints without the heavy General intoxication, spinal tuberculosis, tuberculosis of the kidneys in a satisfactory their functions; urogenital TB. Treatment of tuberculosis patients seaside resorts is carried out in sanatorium conditions (southern coast of Crimea, Evpatoria, Old Crimea, Gelendzhik and other). Kidney disease (only for Southern coast of Crimea): principally infectious and toxic origin in subacute and chronic stages; chronic nephritis (diffuse and focal) without signs of kidney failure.
2. The form and stage of disease, which shows a Spa treatment at all seaside resorts of the Soviet Union. Tubercular diseases: diseases of respiratory organs (chronic bronchitis, tracheitis, laryngitis, chronic catarrhal rhinitis and pharyngitis with frequent exacerbations, often escalating laryngitis and tonsillitis, emphysema, long-term non-resolved pneumonia, residual effects of dry and fibro-serous pleurisy, bronchial asthma is in remission, silicosis, pneumoconiosis, pnevmoskleros, bronhoektasia and chronic lung abscesses in the phase of remission. Functional diseases of nervous system: asthenic conditions or neurotic reaction, neurosis, neurasthenia. Diseases of the cardiovascular system: of cardiomyopathy, cardiosclerosis (myocarditis or atherosclerotic) without the expressed strokes, defects mitral and aortic valves without distinct phenomena stenosis; congenital heart disease in the absence of signs of endocarditis; hypertensive disease in the absence of vascular crises and expressed phenomena of sclerosis brain, heart and kidneys (I and phase II, lang), hypertensive disease. Blood diseases: anemia result in serious illness and operations; malignant disease (a disease Addison - Biermer) and chlorosis in clinical remission. Diseases of the digestive system: neurosis of the stomach and intestines with violation of secretory and motor-evacuation function; dyskinesia of biliary ducts and gall-bladder. Diseases of metabolism and endocrine glands - alimentary obesity, regulation violations fat exchange neurogenic origin, endocrine obesity; gout and uric acid diathesis, tireotoksicski goitre and hypothyreosis (mild form).
Cm. also Climatotherapy, Resorts.