Health Tourism in Armenia
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Armenia is an extremely attractive destination for medical tourism, as here you can combine wellness treatments with cultural enrichment. Low prices, modern equipment, medical professionals and captivating nature will provide a wonderful and healthy stay.
Armenia is rich in natural healing resources - there are more than 350 mineral springs, including almost all types of balneological classification. The resorts offer wellness treatments for people with diseases of the respiratory tract and lungs, heart and blood vessels, the gastrointestinal tract and many others. In addition, the high qualification of Armenian dentists and low prices for dental treatment have made this country one of the leaders in dental tourism. The most popular health resorts are: Jermuk, Arzni, Tsaghkadzor, Dilijan and the salt mines in Yerevan.
The city of Jermuk is located in the Vayots Dzor region at an altitude of more than 2000 m above sea level and is a well-known balneological resort not only in Armenia, but also throughout the post-Soviet space. The resort is famous for its mineral springs: cold (up to 5-6 ° С), narzans (sparkling water sources) and thermal (up to 63-64 ° С).
According to legend, a deer wounded by a hunter revealed to people the secret of healing waters - he threw himself into a healing spring and left it safe and sound. Jermuk has a fairly mild temperate continental climate. The city has excellent sanatoriums and spa hotels, which offer the latest medical services and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, musculoskeletal system, respiratory tract and many others.
Arzni village is located 23 km from Yerevan, in a mountainous area in the gorge of the Hrazdan River and at an altitude of about 1300 m above sea level. You can relax here at any time of the year, thanks to the mild climate. Arzni is famous for its natural sources, the water of which is rich in carbon dioxide and minerals. People with diseases of heart and circulatory system, gastrointestinal tract, and also with the goal of recovery after surgery come to local health centers. This is the only resort in the post-Soviet space that offers the treatment of coronary heart disease, post-infarction and post-stroke rehabilitation. Many hotels in Arzni offer mineral water treatments, pine baths, Tibetan methods, acupuncture, oxygen therapy, therapeutic showers and massage are used.
Tsaghkadzor is located in the Kotayk region of the Republic of Armenia, 50 km from Yerevan and is a popular ski and climatic resort. A unique combination of altitude, abundance of forests, a large number of sunny days and clean air contributes to an increase in hemoglobin in the blood. In addition, negative air ionization guarantees resistance to colds. In the Soviet period, a sports base for the Olympic reserve was built in Tsaghkadzor, where the USSR Olympic teams trained in the highlands. The city has a well-developed infrastructure and a large number of hotels and pensions for any wallet are available. Tsaghkadzor is equally pleasant both in winter and in summer.
Dilijan is located in the Agstev valley and is a mountain climatic and balneological resort. Clean forest air, mild climate, warm sun and mineral waters guarantee excellent well-being and healing effect. It was in Dilijan in 1921 that the first TB dispensary was opened in Armenia. Currently, there are sanatoriums in the city that offer treatment for pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis, gastrointestinal diseases, bile ducts of the liver, gall bladder and pancreas.
Hydrochloric Health Center in Yerevan
In addition to mineral springs and climatic resorts, Armenia is rich in deposits of rock salt, which has medicinal properties. The speleotherapy center is located in Yerevan on the territory of the Avan-Arinj salt mine, covering an area of 4000 square meters. m, cut down in the thickness of natural rock salt, at a depth of 235 m from the surface of the earth. Speleotherapy is a method of treating respiratory diseases by a long stay in the microclimate of natural karst caves and salt mines. The center offers to undergo a course of therapy - 20 sessions in salt mines and an oxygen cocktail guarantee a therapeutic effect against asthma and protection against colds for a long time.
Armenia is rich in historical and cultural attractions, so a trip to Armenia will have an excellent impact on your health and will give you new physical and spiritual strengths!