The microclimate affects the entire body through stimuli, it also has a more localised effect in the respiratory tract thanks to isolation from allergens, irritants and harmful substances. The high concentration of aerosolised NaCL present in the underground spaces in the stimulates motor and secretory function of the respiratory tract epithelium it is also conducive for their cleaning and moisturising.
The goal of the research activities conducted by the “Wieliczka” Salt Mine Health Resort is optimisation of treatment process, supervision over therapeutic factors and providing objective and scientifically confirmed information regarding the treatment methods used in the Resort.
Scientific and research patronage over the activity of the “Wieliczka” Salt Mine Health Resort in the field of allergic diseases and respiratory system diseases was assumed by the Jagiellonian University Collegium Medicum, while in the field of tourism and physiotherapy – the Academy of Physical Education in Krakow.
The “Wieliczka” Salt Mine Health Resort constantly monitors the physiochemical and biological parameters, controlling the climate factors significant for the healing process. A number of medical projects are also underway, concerning the main diseases treated in the “Wieliczka” Salt Mine Health Resort.
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