The Gastein Heilstollen with its 2.5 km long tunnel with naturally elevated radon levels is a health center for radon therapy. The combination of high humidity, warmth, and radon makes the Heilstollen in Gastein a unique form of therapy throughout the world. Some of the scientifically proven effects include long-lasting alleviation of pain, a reduction of medicine needed for up to a year, and immune stabilization. From a medical perspective, a treatment duration of 2-4 weeks is recommended. Heilstollen therapy is mostly accepted by pension insurance and health insurance.
INDICATIONS: diseases of the musculoskeletal system, respiratory tract illnesses, skin problems, and prevention
The Heilstollen is also effective in relieving menopausal problems, stabilizes the immune system, and is used as a general preventative health measure. You can find a more detailed list of indications HERE