The human digestive system
Heat and cold have long used in diseases and functional disorders of the oral cavity, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, small and large intestines, liver and gall bladder, biliary tract.
dry and moist heat is used for diseases of the digestive system: it is used in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract associated with central nervous system disorders and its vegetative department, as well as metabolic disorders.
Heat causes a number of changes in the skin, has a reflex and humoral effects not only on individual organs, but also on the entire body, including the nervous system.It is used for diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
When using baths (saunas) for medicinal purposes should be taken into account that the digestive tract functionally operates as a single entity: the violation of one authority tract function affects the activity of the other.The gastrointestinal tract has a close relationship with other organs and systems of the body, such as cardiovascular and urogenitalnoi, so it is.pathology
Most of the digestive system diseases accompanied by disorders of functions of individual organs or organic damages.Most often it manifests impaired motility, secretion, and absorption of the intermediate metabolism.Heat and cold affect the secretory function, motility and blood circulation of the gastrointestinal tract.
Changes in the activity of the gastrointestinal tract depends on the thermal effects of the bath and reactivity.The value of the thermal efficiency of the impact associated with the heat application method and the duration of its exposure to humidity, a form of hydrotherapy.For example, in some diseases of the stomach after bath recommended various types of mineral water or juice.When using hydrotherapy bath (cooling process) should take into account the nature of functional disorders of the digestive system;hyper- or hyposecretion, increased or decreased motor function of the gastrointestinal tract.After the bath should keep drinking regime, designed to meet the functional disturbances and fluid needs.
Indications to visit baths for diseases of the gastrointestinal tract: a benign disease without violating the basic functions, mainly functional dyspepsia, peptic ulcer and duodenal ulcer in remission, condition after operations on the stomach and duodenum (after 6 months) with no functional disordersmotor-evacuation intestinal disorders functional character, status after resection of the small and large intestines (after 6 months) with no impairment of function, habitual constipation in diseases of the stomach, duodenum, bile ducts, chronic cholecystitis without stones, functional biliary dyspepsia, a condition after operations ongallbladder and biliary tract (6 months) with no liver function abnormalities.
Contraindications to the use of bath: acute and sub-acute gastrointestinal disease, chronic hepatitis, chronic inflammation of the peritoneum, gallstone disease with frequent attacks, diarrhea, colostomy and enterostomy, tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, melena and vomiting blood, protokolity.