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SPAs and wellness - a new philosophy for harmony in life

Evgeniya Vladeva, Dafina Bacheva, Iliya Todorov

Abstract

The article reveals the development of spa therapy through the years and centuries and its revival by receiving renewed attention from many medical specialties and health tourists. According to their character spas nowadays reflect the progress of science and culture of mankind. The accent is on the contemporary understanding of spa which is based on health promotion and prevention of illnesses. The idea for health prophylaxis has reached a higher level which serves as a base for thefoundations of wellness conception. The idea of this conception is aspiration for achieving complete prosperity of the human personality by synergy of all aspects of health - physical, mental, intellectual, emotional and social.

Keywords

spa, wellness, health prevention

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14748/sssp.v2i2.1870

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About The Authors

Evgeniya Vladeva
Medical University of Varna
Bulgaria

Department of Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation, Thalassotherapy and  Occupational Diseases 

Dafina Bacheva
Medical University of Varna
Bulgaria

Department of Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation, Thalassotherapy and  Occupational Diseases 

Iliya Todorov
Medical University of Varna
Bulgaria

Department of Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation, Thalassotherapy and  Occupational Diseases 

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