The climato therapy on the Dead Sea when making use of all therapeutic factors for this unique area on earth shows distinguished results especially for psoriasis and psoriasis athnitis  as well as for other skin diseases such as neurodermitites, retiling or para-psoriasis.

 
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The climatic therapy is considered physiotherapy totally free of side-effects available in traditional therapy methods.

The consequent tests show that the therapy results continued for longer periods longer than other methods.
The another advantage for this therapy is that it can be applied with children, and when applied for more than one time the results appear immediately and the symptoms disappear for longer periods.

The Dead Sea is the only place on earth where you can sunbathe for extended periods with little or no sunburn because harmful ultraviolet rays are filtered through three natural layers: an extra atmospheric layer, an evaporation layer that exists above the Dead Sea, and a rather thick ozone layer. It is recommended, however, that guests to the Dead Sea maintain careful and progressive exposure to the sun.

Dead Sea Temperatures

Humidity Jan. Feb. Mar. April May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Annual Average
Relative %Humidity 50.1 44.2 39.9 42.7 35.1 29.8 30.7 33.3 34.1 37.1 37.9 52.7 39.0

Air Celsius

16.5 20.9 23.8 24.5 26.8 33.5 35.9 34.1 32.7 29.2 24.8 19.6 26.9
Water Celsius 19.1 20.1 21.6 22.3 24.8 31.3 32.7 32.6 31.2 28.2 23.7 20.5 25.7
 

The Dead Sea is known for its unique climatic conditions. Firstly the area has 330 sunny days a year. There is less than 50mm annual rainfall. Low humidity with dry air and constantly high temperatures are known to soothe the symptoms of asthma, cystic fibrosis and certain lung diseases. Sunlight at the Dead Sea is high in therapeutic UVA rays and low in burning UVB, so extended exposure is safe and low-risk. The filtering effect comes from a thick atmosphere: the Dead Sea is about 1,200 feet below sea level and the ozone layer above it is minimally depleted.

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Definition:

The therapeutic utilization of climatic factors available in the Dead Sea area in addition to bathing in the Dead Sea Water ( Thalasso-therapy ) is called climatic therapy. It is proved being a natural and safe therapy with high percentage of clearing almost without side effects.

Climatic therapy is aimed to solve the physical, practical and psychological aspects of being a skin sufferer. It provides an opportunity to helps patients to achieve a quality of life despite the handicap of skin suffering., because skin diseases like psoriasis effect every aspect of life. In their social life they are often hindered to
participate in sports or group activities or holidays. It causes emotional problems often resulting in divorce or relationship difficulties.

Methodology:

* General and dermatological check up
* Steroids are stopped 4 weeks prior therapy
* Depending on skin type and skin sensitivity gradually increasing exposure to UV rays ( measurement of erythema and melanin index )
* Depending on skin disorder and skin condition gradually increasing bathing times
* Patients with infectious diseases or allergic to sunlight are excluded
* Daily follow up data registered
* Lubricants and oils, keratolytic ointments are used topically, oil bath and coal tar applied if needed.

Period of Treatment:
Average 3 weeks
Psyche and skin :

Many Dermatologists believe that stress and psychological distress can make skin diseases psoriasis and eczema for example worse.
Anti-stress therapy, group therapy, individual psychological consulting is part of our program.

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