How Can HBOT Improve Cerebral Blood Flow in Autistic Children?

Autistic Children

Autism spectrum disorder is a set of developmental disorders including different symptoms, skills, and level of disabilities. Children with ASD have various characteristics such as repetitive behaviors, limited social interaction, communication issues, and reduced interest in activities. Autism symptoms are generally diagnosed in first two years and severely hurt child’s ability to function normally. While some children have only mild symptoms, others have serious disabilities and may need lifetime support. There is no ultimate cure for ASD, and only a range of treatments is used for improvement. HBOT is one…

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HBOT Therapy Can Save Diabetic Patients from the Risk of Amputation

HBOT for Diabetic patient

Larry Babel of Cincinnati suffered from a serious diabetic foot ulcer. After examining the severity of his condition, his doctors suggested amputation as the only feasible treatment option. However, Babel decided to take his chances. He checked into a local clinic for a second opinion, despite knowing that amputation is a common prognosis for 19 percent of the people, who develop diabetic foot ulcers. The physician at the medical center suggested Babel undergo hyperbaric oxygen therapy for treating his diabetic foot ulcer. Babel went ahead with the alternative treatment and…

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Family of a 2-Year-Old Gets Creative and Raises Money for Hyperbaric Therapy

Family Raises Money for HBOT

Maddie Elicio was just 22-months-old when he had a near drowning experience in the family pool. His mother recalls the bone-chilling experience when she saw Maddie floating on top of water face down. Though Maddie’s father jumped in to pull him out of water, he suffered brain damage. The incident was so tragic for Maddie’s twin sister that she wouldn’t leave him alone and it was hard to separate the two. He was in water for 10 minutes which led to severe damage of his brain cortex. Doctors rated the…

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Oxygen Therapy Revived Brain Functioning of Toddler Eden

HBOT treated toddler

Oxygen therapy miraculously saved a 2-year-old child who almost drowned in a swimming pool at her home. There are numerous other success stories related to hyperbaric therapy that involves breathing pure oxygen. The process is known to have a healing effect on many other ailments such as autism, cerebral palsy, sports injuries, traumatic brain injury, etc. Let’s see what is hyperbaric oxygen therapy. What Is HBOT Therapy? Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a process that involves breathing 100% oxygen in a pressurized chamber. Normally, red blood cells transport oxygen in our…

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How Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Relieves Autism

HBOT for Autism

The HBOT therapy has emerged as one of the safest and effective alternative treatment options for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Today, around 1 out of 68 children are diagnosed with ASD and it is expected that this number can increase in near future. There are several therapeutic, speech and occupational therapies to treat autism but they don’t offer a long-lasting result. The positive effects of all these treatments can last for few minutes or in some cases, for few hours. The symptoms and severity of each autistic case are different…

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Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Autism

HBOT Benefits in Autism

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for autism has come up as an effective alternative treatment for children suffering from the neurodevelopmental disorder. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy or HBOT is a  treatment that involves inhaling oxygen in a pressurized chamber. It has been accepted as a successful treatment for many disorders like Carbon Monoxide poisoning, arterial gas embolism and more. 97% of oxygen in our body is carried by hemoglobin for circulation throughout the human body. With additional oxygen supply in the body, the percentage oxygen content of hemoglobin increases to 100%. Body tissues…

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HBOT Transforms the LIfe of a US Army Veteran

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) has won critical acclaim in many quarters in recent years, both at home and abroad, for the way in which it has metamorphosed the lives of many patients. The amazing story of how the therapy ameliorated the life of Chris Daniels, a US Army Veteran, further reinforces the view. While serving in the armed forces, Daniels moved to Iraq in 2003 at the time of war, and stayed there for a couple of years. He had witnessed several bomb explosions from close proximity during his stint,…

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HBOT Offers A Beacon Of Hope To Diabetics With Ulcers

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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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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Rejuvenated Joe Namath

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In the decades following, the researchers uncovered that HBOT was effective in treating a number of conditions, such as Alzheimer’s, autism, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, and brain trauma. A pioneer in the field of hyperbaric medicine, William S. Maxfield, M.D., said Newsmax Health that HBOT is the best-kept secret in medicine in the U.S. How HBOT helped Joe Namath A quarterback of the Hall of Fame, Namath, reported that Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy rejuvenated him. The 71 year old icon of New York Jet said that he suffered a few…

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HBOT – Highly Beneficial for the Brain and the Body

vitaeris 320 HBOT chamber

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a treatment in which an individual is provided with 100% oxygen under conditions where the pressure is higher than normal. HBOT provides high oxygen amounts to the body’s tissues and organs, improving the healing process. This makes the therapy a highly effective treatment for a number of health issues. HBOT not only helps in case of issues in the body, but also in the brain. HBOT encourages recovery of neurons and the brain from injury. HBOT is employed as an alternative treatment for Autism Spectrum…

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