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Balneology Summary

Description: Therapy by various hot or warm baths in natural mineral waters, spas, or "cures". It includes not only bathing in, but also drinking the waters, but it does not include whirlpool baths (HYDROTHERAPY).

Also Known As: Balneotherapy

Networked: 474 relevant articles (47 outcomes, 53 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Balneology is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 10 outcomes 5 studies in 39 results
  2. Psoriasis (Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris) : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 26 results
  3. Osteoarthritis : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 30 results
  4. Fibromyalgia (Fibrositis) : 5 outcomes 9 studies in 21 results
  5. Low Back Pain (Lumbago) : 4 outcomes 7 studies in 14 results
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Drugs Related to Balneology

  1. Sulfur
  2. Hydrogen Sulfide (Sulfide, Hydrogen)
  3. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)
  4. Sodium
  5. Interleukin-6 (Interleukin 6)
  6. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor)
  7. C-Reactive Protein
  8. Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination (Co-amoxiclav)
  9. Dinoprostone (PGE2)
  10. Trace Elements (Biometals)
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Therapies Related to Balneology

  1. Mud Therapy (Mud Bath)
  2. Climatotherapy
  3. Baths
  4. Exercise Therapy (Therapy, Exercise)
  5. Mind-Body Therapies
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