This newsletter has many short articles about the effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on stroke.
Oxygen is crucial to the healing process, so HBOT help improve and speed the recovery of damaged cells.
It is most beneficial to get treatment right after a stroke, but some improvement can still occur later.
In one case, an 86-year-old woman was able to regain mobility and vision through HBOT therapy.
Patients with long-term but stable TBI have improvement in speech, memory, and attention after HBOT treatment.
Improvement peaked after 80 sessions of treatment.
The doctor running the experiment said, "Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a nonspecific treatment that seems to be appropriate in many different forms of brain injury."
This longer article discusses the reasons to use HBOT, case studies, implementations for treatment, and regulation.
Test results showed reduced symptoms, especially when HBOt was used in conjunction with antibiotic treatment.
About 70% of patients sustained positive cognitive benefits.
This article explains how HBOT can help with Lyme conditions.
It also discusses the benefits and effectiveness of a portable hyperbaric chamber.
HBOT helps reduce clumping in red blood cells.
This article discusses a case study of a man with chronic Lyme disease.
After ten sessions of treatment, nervous-system-associated symptoms such as loss of thinking ability and sleep disorder disappeared.
After twenty sessions, additional nervous system symptoms such as numbness of the extremities and perioribital twitch also disappeared.
After thirty sessions, musculoskeletal system symptoms such as migrating arthralgia also vanished. Overall, completion of 30 sessions of HBOT caused noted longstanding Lyme-disease-related symptoms affecting most of the previously affected bodily areas to disappear.
This article has many graphs and charts to show the changes in vitals during HBOT.
This article contains three experiments.
Results show HBOT increased breathing and respiratory depth and intracranial pressure decreased from HBOT.
This long article focuses on the best ways to conduct HBOT trials.
The article suggests making neutral and consistent trial form to gain more knowledge on the affects of HBOT.
The article begins by describing the benefits and effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
It explains different conditions and reasons for paralysis.
HBOT can help increase blood flow, improving conditions.
A Hyperbaric chamber allows much more oxygen to be dissolved in the blood.
This article have resources and abstracts from four different articles.
One article found that hyperbaric oxygen therapy helped improve the conditions of kids with cerebral palsy.
In the second study, children showed better self-control and significant improvements in auditory attention and visual working memory compared with the baseline. Most of these positive changes persisted for 3 months.
The third study found improved gross motor function in three of the five items in the GMFM test, improved fine motor function in three of the six hand tests, reduced spasticity in three of four muscle groups when assessed by a physician specializing in CP, and improvements for four of nine questions posed to parents.
The final study showed dramatic improvement in functional brain imaging paralleling clinical improvement.
Due to the increase in sports related injuries, it is important to find ways to help reduce the healing time and get athletes back into season.
HBO is remarkably free of untoward side effects. Complications such as oxygen toxicity, middle ear barotrauma and confinement anxiety are well controlled with appropriate pre-exposure orientations.
HBO has the effect of diminishing tissue damage, which improves microcirculation.
The healing of a sports injury has its natural recovery and follows a fairly constant pattern irrespective of the underlying cause. The three phases are: the inflammatory phase, the proliferative phase and the remodeling phase. Oxygen has an important role in each of these phases.
Olympic athletes used HBOT and benefitted from faster healing time.
HBOT can help increase reasoning, memory, cognitive function, and information processing.
It can help healing in TBI and CTE cases.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) has become increasingly popular among elite athletes and most recently among the general public as a modality to improve fatigue, enhance overall health and well-being, heal sports-related injuries, and promote anti-aging.
This study tested 15 young healthy volunteers to see their improvement with the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
The testing found that mild-pressure hyperbaric therapy reduces oxidative stress as indicated by a significant decrease in serum ROM, and also helps improve fatigue as seen by a significant decrease in VAS fatigue scores.
This article focuses on a doctor whose chose to put his son with Autism into a retrospective HBOT study.
The doctor found improvement in language, sociability, GI function, and cognition.
This improvement is due to an increase in blood flow in the brain and reduces inflammation.
This article looks are a variety of symptoms associated with autism, and how HBOT assisted in the treatment of these symptoms.
The study looked at cerebral hypoperfusion, neuroinflammation, gastrointestinal inflammation, immune function, oxidative stress, mitochondrial dysfunction, neurotransmitter abnormalities, toxin exposure, dysbiosis, porphyrin production, and stem cells.
This article discusses a scientific study involving 7 Thai children with autism who received hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
75% of the children had improvements in social development, fine motor and eye-hand coordination, language development, gross motor development, and self-help skills.
This short article focuses on how HBOT therapy helped Ian, a child with autism, gain more control of his body and life.
In this article, doctors treated nine adults with toxic encephalopathy, and two children, one with toxic encephalopathy and the other with autism.
Patients underwent HBOT for 10 day, for one hour each time.
HBOT lead to significant improvements in the patients, without side effects.
Additionally, the article shows brain scans of the progress HBOT made.
This longer article focus on how oxygenating the brain through HBOT allows children with autism to have improved function.
The improved function is achieved through reducing neuroinflammation, oxidative stress, and stem cell mobilization.
To test improvement levels, researchers used the Autism Treatment Evaluation Checklist (ATEC), Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS), and Social Responsiveness Scale (SRS).
The results found that HBOT was well tolerated by all 6 children with no side effects. More dramatic improvements were found in children age 4 and under when compared to those in the older group.