Jermuk resort city is situated on south-west of Armenia, in the upper river Arpa. It was a popular destination during the Soviet era and nowadays is still famous for its hot springs and its brand of mineral water that is bottled in the vicinity. The town is considered to be attractive for its huge waterfall, the natural bridge, the lake, its forests with its walking trails and mineral water pools. Jermuk is currently being redeveloped to become a modern centre of tourism and health services. The town is located at a height of 2080 meters above sea level, within the mountains of Vayots Dzor, among thick forests, on a plateau divided into two parts by the gorge of Arpa River, 170 km south-east of Yerevan. Surrounding mountains of Vayots Dzor, Vardenis and Syunik are all covered with forests and alpine meadows at a height of 2500–3000 meters.
Predominance of sunny days, healing waters, mild climate, ultraviolet rays, rankness, moderate humidity and other conditions contribute Jermuk to be considered first-class health resort zone and recreational area. The air in Jermuk is absolutely pure, free of dust and full of flowers fragrance. The town climate is typically mountainous, summer is not very hot, and winter is long and snowy.
The treatment of health – resorts includes external and inner using of terminal water, medical nourishment, climatic, physiotherapeutic procedures, regimen, etc.
The following diseases are treated in health – resort:
Diseases of gastroenteric tract (gastritis, gastric ulcer and duodenum, hepatitis, cholecystitis, pancreatitis, colitis, enterocolitis).
Diseases of support – motor system.
Diseases of urogenital system (chronic inflammation of renes, urolithic disease, inflammation of urinary bladder, chronic inflammation of sexual organs).
Infringement of metabolism (diabetes mellitus, adiposity, uratic diathesis).
Diseases of nervous system.
Diseases of respiratory system
The following investigations are conducted:
The patients can take the following procedures: