Hyperbaric therapy has been shown in studies to:
Enhances Short-Term Memory
Reduces Chronic Fatigue
Ameliorates Chronic Headaches
Lyme Disease Treatment – Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Lyme: Results of CDC studies suggest that the number of people diagnosed with Lyme disease each year in the United States is around 300,000.
Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi, which is transmitted to humans by infected deer ticks. While short term sufferers of Lyme report symptoms including bull’s-eye rash, fever, flu-like symptoms, migraines, fatigue, muscle and joint aches, a large number of cases are misdiagnosed and quickly develop into a more serious condition known as late disseminated Lyme.
Late disseminated Lyme comprises many debilitating symptoms and has been considered difficult to treat in the medical community. Symptoms include fever, flu-like symptoms, migraines, fatigue, muscle and joint aches seen in early stage Lyme, but are also accompanied by immune system dysfunction, nervous system dysfunction, or cognitive disorders, sleep disturbance, personality changes, and cardiac problems.
Due to the vast range of symptomology present in Lyme, often times patients are misdiagnosed with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, depression or even arthritis. In addition there is not one diagnosis and proper treatment.
Hyperbaric oxygen treatments infuse the body with oxygen, increasing O2 levels by up to 1000% in body tissues through the increased pressure. The bacterium that causes Lyme are considered microaerophilic, needing small amounts of oxygen to survive, but dies in the presence of abundant oxygen. Because the chambers pressurize the atmosphere, hyperbaric acts as a detoxifier as well. By forcing oxygen into the tissues through the pressure, toxins, chemicals and other impurities are forced out. Patients may experience a Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction after initial hyperbaric oxygen treatment.
Enhance Antibacterial Effects with HBOT:
Induces Angiogenesis to Mobilize Blood Flow to Affected Tissue and Bone
Augments Antibiotic Interventions by Driving Spirochete out of Biofilms
Enhances White Blood Cell and Immune System Activity
Improves Antibiotic Cell Wall Penetration
Increases Oxygen Free Radicals to Combat the Bb
Increase Mobility with HBOT:
Diminishes Inflammatory-related Arthritic Pain
Lessens Muscle Discomfort
Improves Walking Distance
Amplifies Energy Levels