It is estimated that 25.5 million North Americans currently suffer from autoimmune disease. Whether it be rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis or one of the many other autoimmune diseases, these conditions plague many people and current medicine lacks many effective options.
Hyperbaric Oxygen gives the physician a powerful therapeutic option for treating autoimmune disease. HBO is a clinical treatment where the patient breathes 100% oxygen while enclosed in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber.
Hyperbaric prevents the expression of HIFα, which appears to play a role in the autoimmune process. The anti-inflammatory effect of delivered under increased atmospheric provides additional benefit.Taken together, these effects provide the biochemical mechanism for benefit of HBOT in autoimmune disorders