Research Suggests that HBOT Relieves Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia affects 1 in 70 Americans on average, and is more common among women than men. Out of more than 12 million Americans who suffer from it, a majority of patients are women who belong to the 25-60 age group. It is difficult to diagnose, and often confused with other medical conditions. As a result, a patient may be subjected to unrelenting pain for months or even years prior to its diagnosis. There are only a few therapies available at present which can relieve the shooting pains arising from fibromyalgia….

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How HBOT Helps Reverse Brain Damage Due To A Stroke

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of deaths in the United States each year, according to an estimate. Only two third of about 800,000 Americans who suffer a stroke annually, manage to survive. A rehabilitation program is imperative to bring the lives of the stroke survivors back on track. However, the standard treatment with regard to rehabilitation does not reverse the damage caused to the brain due to a stroke. The hunt for the treatment that could reverse the negative effects of a stroke on the brain cells has been…

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HBOT Offers A Beacon Of Hope To Diabetics With Ulcers

Diabetes has rightly been termed “the mother of all diseases”. This is one of the reasons why patients feel apprehensive about what lies ahead in their lives when they come to know that they are diabetic. If the high level of glucose in the bloodstream is not kept under control, it can gradually go on to be the underlying cause of a host of other chronic diseases or complications. This can have serious consequences for diabetics sooner or later. Diabetic wounds constitute one such complication which may require an amputation…

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Scan The Treatment Thoroughly Before Saying Yes To HBOT Therapy.

Scan The Treatment Thoroughly Before Saying Yes To HBOT Therapy. A lot has been written about the positively effective impacts of hyperbaric chamber and the oxygen therapy that it supports. However, the physicians are of a different opinion right now. What they suggest is that we check how truly effective the chamber is for a particular disease. Autism, cancer, diabetes or whatever might the disease be patients are suggested to try the therapy. Here is where you are expected to indulge in a more detailed search before conforming to a…

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is Effective in Healing Burn Wounds

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy or HBOT therapy has come out as a boon in the world of medicine. In its effectiveness, it is second to none. From arthritis and diabetes to multiple sclerosis and autism – HBOT therapy has been able to make patients recuperate from an array of ailments and improve critical conditions. In addition to this, it also has a major role to play in healing burn injuries. HBOT therapy improves the rate of healing of wounds in a person who has suffered severe burns throughout his body. However,…

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HBOT Therapy Is Intrinsic To Autism Treatment

April is the month of autism. Therefore, in this blog post, we will concentrate on how Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy helps to improve the health condition of children and adults suffering from autism. Autism, as we all know, is a neurological developmental disorder that develops due to limited oxygen supply to different parts of the brain. This may result in any of the following behavior patterns: inability to communicate and express feelings of pain and anger, tendency to repeat certain activities obsessively, attention and retention deficit disorders, gastric-intestinal problems etc. Hyperbaric…

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An Insight on Portable Hyperbaric Chamber

Before discussing about portable HBOT chambers, let us take a brief look on the concept of HBOT Therapy. Well, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is a specialized treatment wherein, the oxygen is inhaled at an atmospheric pressure which is higher than the normal. HBOT is not a new concept but has been in use for treating certain medical disorders, since 1800. Hyperbaric therapy was earlier used to treat conditions such as CO poisoning and gas gangrene, but, with advancements in the medical field, today, HBOT therapy is being increasingly used to treat…

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All You Need To Know About Monoplace Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers

HBOT therapy and HBOT chambers have delivered positive results in improving conditions of people diagnosed with autism, gas embolism, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, high-altitude sickness and stroke. The method of administering hyperbaric oxygen therapy is as follows- patients are asked to lie in a transparent bedchamber, the pressure of which is gradually increased to a full 100%. The patients are asked to breathe in pure oxygen while lying in the chamber during the allotted period. There are two types of HBOT chambers, namely monoplace and multiplace chambers. Here is…

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All About Multiplace HBOT Chambers

Compared to monoplace HBOT chambers, a multiplace chamber for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is designed to accommodate more than one patient during an ongoing period of therapy. Such chambers are designed to withstand high internal pressures, even those cases in which it is raised up to 6 ATA, as the higher the level of pressure, the better are the chances of health improvement and recovery. The design, capacity and size of these chambers vary from facility to facility as every treatment center customizes the design according to the specific needs of…

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How Patients Feel During An Ongoing HBOT Therapy Session

HBOT Therapy is a completely painless, non-invasive medical procedure in which patients are made to breathe in pure oxygen at increased atmospheric pressure levels. The tables within the chambers are padded to provide extra comfort to the patient. It has been seen that patients often fall asleep in the course of an ongoing session. Some of them also hear music or read books and magazines. The transparent cover of the HBOT chambers allows patients to see and communicate with nurses and test administrators. This also prevents patients from feeling claustrophobic…

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