HBOT treatments involve placing you in a chamber, and then increasing the atmospheric pressure. During the treatment you breathe pure oxygen. This saturates the tissues with oxygen, and reverses any areas of hypoxia (low oxygen levels).

Accepted problems for which HBOT is used include the following:

  • Air or gas embolism
  • Carbon Monoxide poisoning
  • Acute traumatic ischemia
  • Exceptional blood loss
  • Cyanide poisoning
  • Decompression sickness
  • Some non-healing wounds
  • Gas gangrene
  • Necrotizing infections
  • Some cases of osteomyelitis
  • Radiation effects
  • Compromised skin flaps
  • Burns

The above conditions are the only ones that can be treated by a hospital-based center. HBOT is beneficial in any condition that would improve with increased oxygen levels. Specifically, it has been found to be helpful in a vast number of conditions, including the following:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Head injuries and concussion
  • Infections of all types , including Lyme’s
  • Heart attacks
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Sports injuries
  • To treat Autism
  • Migraine headaches
  • Cancer
  • HIV
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Raynaud’s phenomenon
  • Vascular disease
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Decreased immune function
  • Venomous bites
  • Before and after surgery
  • General wellness and Prevention

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