They say who comes this resort, the patients have been cured for the first time but after that, they come back to relax and enjoy the air, water, and bread of Arzni. The Arzni resort is located in the gorge of Hrazdan river, at a height of 1250 meters above sea level, 23km far away from Yerevan. This town has therapeutic factors which are the bicarbonate-chloride-hydro carbonate-sodium water and the weather conditions of the area which has low barometric pressure. The Mineral waters of Arzni has the main factors of effective curing because they contain a big amount of carbon dioxide and mineral elements.
The climate in Arzni is continental, the winters are soft, the summers are cool, the autumns are warm and long-lasting. By the number of clear days, Arzni is considered to be the leading town among all the health resorts of the Caucasus.
The effect of Arzni mineral water on the body is conditioned by:
1. the presence of bicarbonate-chloride-hydro carbonate-sodium salts;
2. the mineral composition of water;
Due to these factors, the whole vascular system of the organism gets expanded. The main factor affecting the body is the carbon dioxide in the water, which irritates the nerve receptors of the skin, causing a reflex extension of capillaries, which increases venous blood flow and hence the heart rate. As a result, the blood circulation and nutrition of the heart muscle improve, as well as the oxidation-reduction processes in tissues.
The health resort offers the following procedures:
- baths with Arzni mineral water, pine baths
- clay therapy
- treatment of spine problems with NUGA BEST massage device with Tibetan natural nephrite
- hydrotherapy: underwater massage, circular, radial, vertical and rain showers, and Charcot's douche
- manual therapy: massage, therapeutic exercises, walks in alleys
- paraffin therapy, peat therapy
- inhalation and oxygen therapy
- intestinal and gastric lavage with mineral water
- pelvic lavage with mineral water
- electro-physiotherapy: electrophoresis, D'Arsonval, UHF, quartz, ultrasound therapy, amplipulse therapy, electric sleep
The resort has treatment for the following diseases:
1. Diseases of the cardiovascular system:
- coronary artery disease: stenocardia, postinfarction cardiosclerosis
- hypertension of I or II degree
- myocarditis caused by rheumatic and other reasons, 6-8 months after the acute state
- cardio dystrophy caused by various reasons
- the neurosis of the cardiovascular system
2. Chronic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract:
- chronic inflammatory diseases of the stomach and intestines
- gastric and duodenal ulcers
- chronic inflammatory diseases of liver, gallbladder, and pancreas
3. Diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
- arthritis, arthrosis, osteochondrosis
4. Metabolic disorders:
- diabetes (mild to moderate severity)
- disturbance of lipid exchange
5. Chronic inflammatory diseases of the female genital organs
6. Neurosis, exhaustion
There is also an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, playground for the kids, mini football, basketball and volleyball grounds and nice restaurant.