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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

WHAT IS HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY?

WHICH CONDITIONS CAN HYPERBARIC OXYGEN BE BENEFICIAL FOR?

AUTISM & HYPERBARICS

  • Increases Oxygen Delivery to Hypoxic Tissues
  • Reduces Neuroinflammation
  • Moderates Mitochondria Dysfunction
  • Promotes Neurogenesis
  • Stimulates Stem Cell Proliferation & Mobilization
  • Reduces Seizure Frequency
  • Actuates Neuroplasticity
  • Improves Sensory/Cognitive Awareness
  • Increases Attention Span & Alertness
  • Improves Sleep Pattern
  • Advances Social Skills & Interaction
  • Reduces Aggression
  • Attenuates Gastrointestinal Issues
  • Decreases Inflammation
  • Enhances Nutritional Absorption

References:

Usman Anju, Logerquist Sally, Schneider Cindy, Smith Scott, Rossignol Lanier W, Rossignol Daniel A, … Mumper Elizabeth A. (2009). Hyperbaric treatment for children with autism: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, controlled trial. BMC Pediatrics, 9(1), 21.

https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2431-9-21

https://www.ihausa.org/autism.html

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY & HYPERBARICS

  • Attenuates the Effects of Hypoxia and Inflammation in the Brain
  • Promotes Neurogenesis
  • Moderates Mitochondrial Disorders
  • Enhances Stem Cell Mobilization and Proliferation
  • Increases Penumbra Tissue Recovery
  • Stimulates Neuroplasticity
  • Induces Re-myelination
  • Advances Cognitive Function
  • Improves Gross/Fine Motor Skills
  • Enhances Speech & Language
  • Alleviates Spasticity
  • Lessens Frequency of Seizures
  • Stimulates Better Eye Contact
  • Improves Balance & Walking

References:

Arun Mukherjee M.D. 1, Maxime Raison Ph.D. 2, Tarun Sahni M.D. 3, Anand Arya MPt 4, Jean Lambert Ph.D. 5, Pierre Marois M.D. 2, Philip B. James M.B. 6, Audrey Parent B.Sc. 2, Laurent Ballaz Ph.D. 2

https://www.ihausa.org/tbi.html

INFLAMMATION & HYPERBARICS

  • Minimizes Pain & Discomfort
  • Increases Anti-Inflammatory Cytokines
  • Reduces Swelling
  • Accelerates Fibroblast Activation
  • Ameliorates Autism Symptoms
  • Supports the Prevention & Treatment of Stroke
  • Reduces Risk of Alzheimer& Parkinson& Disease
  • Remediates Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ameliorates Ulcerative Colitis
  • Improves Nutritional Absorption
  • Remediates Osteoarthritis & Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ameliorates Tendinitis
  • Accelerates Recovery from Sports-Related & High Impact Injuries
  • Attenuates Cancer Risk & Progression
  • Reduces Risk of Atherosclerosis, Heart Attack & Stroke
  • Ameliorates Diabetic Conditions Linked to Inflammation

References:

Kaya, A., Aydin, F., Altay, T., Karapinar, L., Ozturk, H., & & Karakuzu, C. (2009). Can major amputation rates be decreased in diabetic foot ulcers with hyperbaric oxygen therapy? International Orthopaedics, 33(2), 441–446. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00264-008-0623-y

https://www.ihausa.org/inflammation.html

SPORTS & HYPERBARICS

Stimulates the Formation of New Blood Vessels

  • Combats & Prevents Circulatory Diseases, Including Coronary Heart Disease & Diabetes
  • Improves Oxygenation to Cardiac Tissue
  • Improves Heart Muscle Functioning After Heart Attack
  • Reduces Risk of Heart Attack
  • Stimulates the Creation of New Brain Cells
  • Improves Memory and Reaction time
  • Promotes the Creation of New Brain Connections
  • Enhances Treatment for Arthritis
  • Reduces Inflammation & Pain
  • Accelerates Healing
  • Improves Mobility & Stamina
  • Helps Combat Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Moderates Glaucoma Symptoms
  • Reduces Compromised Blood Flow to the Retina
  • Increases Energy levels
  • Reduces Stress & Anxiety
  • Promotes the Creation of New Stem Cells
  • Supports the Immune System
  • Decreases Risk of Infection
  • Reduces Excessive Skin Damage From Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure
  • Promotes Collagen Production & Maintains Skin Elasticity
  • Improve Wound Healing & Reduces Scar Formation

References:

Stoller, K. (2011). Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (1.5 ATA) in treating sports related TBI/CTE: two case reports.(Case report). Medical Gas Research, 1.

https://www.ihausa.org/sports.html

DIABETES & HYPERBARICS

  • Increases Collagen Production
  • Decreases Susceptibility Towards Reinjuring Target Areas
  • Reduces Inflammation & Pain
  • Rapid Recovery from Concussions & Head Injuries
  • Faster & Better Recovery from Sprains Tears & Bone Fractures
  • Improves SPECT Imaging Results
  • Enhances Recovery from Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) & AnteriL, Cruciate
  • Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Stimulates Stem Cell Proliferation
  • Increases Fibroblast Activation
  • Reduces Risk of Infection
  • Reduces Inflammation for Optimal Pre-Op Conditions
  • Decreases Hospital Time
  • Accelerates Healing from Acute Muscle Strain
  • Increase Energy
  • Improve Blood Flow

References:

Kaya, A., Aydin, F., Altay, T., Karapinar, L., Ozturk, H., & Karakuzu, C. (2009). Can major amputation rates be decreased in diabetic foot ulcers with hyperbaric oxygen therapy? International Orthopaedics, 33(2), 441–446. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00264-008-0623-y

https://www.ihausa.org/diabetes.html

NEUROLOGY & HYPERBARICS

  • Increases Circulatory Pathways in the Brain
  • Improves Oxygenation to the Brain
  • Enhance Memory and Mental Performance
  • Recovers & Repairs Damaged Brain Tissue
  • Develops & Regains Cognitive/Motor Functions
  • Reduces Brain Swelling
  • Reduces Risk of Compromised Blood Flow to the Brain
  • Decreases Pressure within the Skull
  • Minimizes Oxidative Stress
  • Stimulates the Creation of New Brain Cells
  • Promotes the Construction of New Brain Tissue
  • Facilitates the Formation of New Brain Connections
  • Neurodevelopmental Conditions (Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Fetal Alcohol, Syndrome)
  • Neurodegenerative Conditions (Alzheimer& Parkinson& Huntington & Disease)
  • Neurological Injuries (Stroke, Traumatic Brain & Spinal Cord Injuries, Concussions)
References Rahav Boussi-Gross, Haim Golan, Gregori Fishlev, Yair Bechor, Olga Volkov, Jacob Bergan, … Shai Efrati. (2013). Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can improve post concussion syndrome years after mild traumatic brain injury – randomized prospective trial. PLoS ONE, 8(11), e79995.
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0079995 https://www.ihausa.org/neurology.html

STROKE & HYPERBARICS

  • Stimulates the Creation of New Blood Vessels
  • Promotes Optimal Blood Flow
  • Decreases Oxidative Stress in the Brain
  • Preconditions the Brain to Enable Neuroprotective Properties
  • Faster Overall Recovery
  • Improves Vision and Speech
  • Reduces Paralysis
  • Accelerates Gross/Fine Motor Skills Recovery
  • Increases Brain Tissue Recovery
  • Stimulates the Creation of Blood Vessels to Reclaim Damaged Brain Tissue
  • Promotes the Creation of New Brain Cells
  • Escalates the Creation of New Brain Connections
  • Alleviates Spasticity

References:

Shai Efrati, Gregori Fishlev, Yair Bechor, Olga Volkov, Jacob Bergan, Kostantin Kliakhandler, … Haim Golan. (2013). Hyperbaric oxygen induces late neuroplasticity in post stroke patients–randomized, prospective trial. PLoS ONE, 8(1), e53716.

https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0053716

https://www.ihausa.org/stroke.html

CANCER & HYPERBARICS

  • Reduces Tumor Hypoxia
  • Decreases Tumor Drug Resistance Allows for Optimal Therapy Dosage to be Attained
  • Better Radiation Therapy Results
  • Increases Post-Op Fibroblast Activation
  • Improves Chemotherapy Outcome
  • Enhances Glioblastoma Treatment
  • Weakens Hypoxic Tumors
  • Targets Metastatic Tumors
  • Increases Oxy-Radical Production
  • Amplifies Apoptosis Effect
  • Regresses Tumor Volume
  • Reduces Radiation Therapy Side Effects
  • Decreases Chemotherapy Side Effects
  • Accelerates Post-Operative Healing & Prevents Infection
  • Reduces Chemo-Brain Syndrome Symptoms
  • Increases Intravenous Vitamin C Therapy Effect
  • Decreases Inflammatory Markers
  • Normalizes Intracellular Oxygen Levels
  • Reduces Risk of Pathogenic Inflammatory Related Tumors
  • Stimulates Cellular Detoxification
  • Supports Cellular Energy Processes for Optimal DNA Repair

    References:

    Kohshi, K., Kinoshita, Y., Imada, H., Kunugita, N., Abe, H., Terashima, H., … Uemura, S. (1999). Effects of radiotherapy after hyperbaric oxygenation on malignant gliomas. British Journal of Cancer, 80(1-2), 236–241. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bjc.6690345

    https://www.ihausa.org/cancer.html

ANTI-AGING & HYPERBARICS

  • Stimulates the Formation of New Blood Vessels
  • Combats & Prevents Circulatory Diseases, Including Coronary Heart Disease & Diabetes
  • Improves Oxygenation to Cardiac Tissue
  • Improves Heart Muscle Functioning After Heart Attack
  • Reduces Risk of Heart Attack
  • Stimulates the Creation of New Brain Cells
  • Improves Memory and Reaction time
  • Promotes the Creation of New Brain Connections
  • Enhances Treatment for Arthritis
  • Reduces Inflammation & Pain
  • Accelerates Healing
  • Improves Mobility & Stamina
  • Helps Combat Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Moderates Glaucoma Symptoms
  • Reduces Compromised Blood Flow to the Retina
  • Increases Energy levels
  • Reduces Stress & Anxiety
  • Promotes the Creation of New Stem Cells
  • Supports the Immune System
  • Decreases Risk of Infection
  • Reduces Excessive Skin Damage From Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure
  • Promotes Collagen Production & Maintains Skin Elasticity
  • Improves Wound Healing & amp; Reduces Scar Formation

References:

Fuller, A., Giardina, C., Hightower, L., Perdrizet, G., & Tierney, C. (2013). Hyperbaric oxygen preconditioning protects skin from UV-A damage. Cell Stress & Chaperones, 18(1), 97–107.

https://doi.org/10.1007/s12192-012-0362-2

https://www.ihausa.org/anti-aging.html

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