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Hypoxia- The role of oxygen is diverse and still poorly understood.

The body and brain are sensitive to changes in oxygen concentration. Hypoxia is the term used when the overall oxygen level drops below 21% or the atmospheric pressure is less than 1.0 ATA (with 21 % oxygen). There are several situations which bring hypoxic conditions…

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What are the effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen on the Body

The goal of this blog is to enlighten the reader who may or may not have exposure to this powerful treatment. A lot of preconceptions and misconceptions are held concerning hyperbaric oxygen therapy. It is my hope to explain things in a manner that adds…

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Can Induce Angiogenesis and Regeneration of Nerve Fibers in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients

Studies conducted in Israel continue to delineate mechanisms of action explaining the effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Background: Recent clinical studies in stroke and traumatic brain injury (TBI) victims suffering chronic neurological injury present evidence that hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can induce neuroplasticity. Objective: To…

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Oxygen therapy revives brain of toddler who almost drowned

CBS News - July 21, 2017 In one of the first such confirmed cases, an Arkansas toddler who suffered severe brain injury after nearly drowning has had that brain damage reversed, using a new treatment. The treatment is known as hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). It…

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