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Long COVID-19 Treatment Launched by Regina Isabella Spa

Italian thermal resort offers a program to address multiple long COVID symptoms.


Ischia’s Regina Isabella Resort has expanded its thermal spa program to include treatment for long COVID, or “post-COVID syndrome.” Long COVID causes victims to exhibit continued acute symptoms months after their initial recovery from the virus. Some of the most common symptoms include shortness of breath, brain fog, headaches, fatigue, and loss of taste and smell, among others. 

Regina Isabella’s new treatment program is designed to tackle these symptoms with thermal water, mud treatments, and nutritional counseling to activate the body’s natural immune response and reduce inflammation. The secret is in the thermal water’s ability to stimulate the immune system to promote the production of anti-inflammatory cytokines, enabling the body to heal on its own without the need for conventional medication. By also targeting stress, diet, and gastrointestinal disorders, the regimen takes a well-rounded offensive approach against long COVID symptoms, guiding patients towards a swift recovery and greater quality of life.

Regina Isabella boasts a dedicated team of medical personnel to administer the procedure, including specialist physicians, a nutritionist, a psychologist upon request, a physiotherapist, and numerous thermal operators. The basic package ($490) includes a medical examination, a personalized nutrition plan, six inhalation treatments, three respiratory rehabilitation sessions, three sessions of adapted physical activity, and an online psychotherapy appointment. An extended package with six bioactive mud and thermal baths is also available for $990. Prices for the long COVID spa program do not include accommodations. 

Nestled on a private beach overlooking the Bay of Naples, the 128-room Regina Isabella Resort is attached to the Terme della Regina Isabella Spa, whose healing waters were first tapped by the Romans. Today’s resort offers dozens of beauty and health treatments.

About The Author

Julie is the co-founder of Well Defined and a longtime influencer and advocate in the wellness world. Along with her work at Well Defined, she is an executive recruiter and marketing specialist for Hutchinson Consulting. She is also a consultant and content strategist for numerous wellness brands. She is the former editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa and was named a 2019 Folio Top Woman in Media in the Industry Trailblazers category and a 2018 winner of ISPA’s Innovate Award. She is also a seasoned journalist, specializing in spa, travel, health, fitness, wellness, sustainability, and beauty. She has been published in Departures,, E! Online,, Insider’s Guide to Spas, Luxury Travel Advisor, Marin Magazine, Ocean Home, Smart Meetings, Spa Asia, and Travel Agent.