Heviz is located in 200 km from Budapest and 6 km from Lake Balaton. The first official mention of the thermal lake of therapeutic properties of water dates back to 1769 year, and at the beginning of the XIX century near the lake built a tavern, a hotel, a building for the reception of patients, stable. Gradually, Hévíz has become one of the major hospitals in Europe. In 1945, the state was built rheumatological clinic them. St. Andrew. In 1965, the reconstructed old bath in the lake, and in 1968 opened its doors to the winter bathing.
The proximity of Lake Balaton and the town of Keszthely offers opportunities for cultural activities and sports. Very popular festivals of wine, beer, performances of gypsy bands, folk groups, operetta evenings, street dances, football matchi.Ozero Heviz and unique in its size and chemical composition of water. The lake is located in the crater of the sleeping volcano and thus has the shape of a funnel, it reaches a depth of 38.5 m. Of the lake area of 4.7 hectares. Water temperature is C + 35-36 ° at the bottom and C + 28-35 ° from the surface. Every day, the lake receives 60-80 million liters of water. This huge mass of fluid is in constant motion.
The lake water belongs to the weakly radioactive and thermal waters, due to the high temperature and mineral content of a number of macro- and micronutrients, can successfully treat diseases of the musculoskeletal system, such as osteoarthritis, low back pain, ankylosing spondylitis. Beneficial effect water has on the people in the post-traumatic period, improves the skin condition psoriasis, mouthwash treats periodontal disease.
The lake water contains radon gas (a thousandth of a maximum allowable daily dose of radiation), which has immunostimulant, anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect, promotes the penetration of mineral substances through the skin into the human body. Mineral springs Heviz suitable for drinking, using water treated chronic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Indications for treatment:
- Chronic diseases of limbs
- Inactive form of gout
- Nervous exhaustion and disorder of the autonomic nervous system
- Functional neurological diseases
- Gynecological diseases (such as uterine adhesions, infertility, menstrual disorders)
- Post-traumatic and postoperative rehabilitation
- Malignant tumors
- cardiovascular diseases
- Hypertension, arteriosclerosis
- Venous thrombosis
- Thyroid disease