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tha·las·so·ther·a·py

(thal'ă-sō-thār'ă-pē),
Treatment of disease by exposure of patients to ocean air, by bathing in the ocean, or a voyage.
[G. thalassa, the sea]
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The application of hot, tepid, or cold sea water to any part of the body (soaking, drinking, inhaled in mists) by mechanical manipulation (massages, jacuzzis, bubbling), with/without additives (mud, seaweed, oils)
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tha·las·so·ther·a·py

(thal'ă-sō-thār'ă-pē)
Treatment of disease by exposure of patients to ocean air, by bathing in the ocean, or a voyage.
[G. thalassa, the sea]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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It is important to prevent electrolyte loss by replenishing it through oral intake and in this case (Thalassotherapy) through skin absorption.
Aegle's Balesin facility is the only one in the Philippines and one of very few in Asia to offer thalassotherapy, benefiting from its location surrounded by the vital waters of the Pacific Ocean.
" The thalassotherapy pools at Aegle Balesin are found at the indoor hydromassage circuit pool area and the open pool area facing the sea, as well as the upper roof deck.
The hotel also features six indoor and outdoor pools, a Thalassotherapy centre, a hairdressing salon, a haman and a sauna.
The hotel is famous for having one of Europe's biggest centres in thalassotherapy - therapy using the healing properties of the sea.
There's no better place to enjoy thalassotherapy, which uses seawater and marine plants for therapeutic purposes, than the Red Sea.
At its heart is a thalassotherapy pool with jets of Malvern water and an outdoor area where billowing steam blocks out unsightly neighbours Premier Inn and Screwfix.
"Tunisia Spa Expo" will showcase hydrotherapy, thalassotherapy and wellness while "Tunisia Boat Show" will introduce yachts, marinas and cruises.
The hotel claims to be the first to offer thalassotherapy treatments in the GCC countries.
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Complimentary treatments are a 25-minute massage, 25-minute facial and 25-minute Thalassotherapy session plus full use of facilities.