Abstract:Introduction & objectives:Crenotherapy is the use of natural mineral water, peloids and gases, through bathing, drinking or inhalation, for medical purposes. Although it is not used in all countries, it is recognized by the World Health Organisation and it has been a well-stablished practice in many European countries, especially for the treatment of dermatoses and musculoskeletal, respiratory and otorhinolaryngology pathologies. In Portugal, there are more than 30 thermal spas currently working. The Beira Int… Show more
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