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Brain & Neurological Disorders – Autism, Stroke, Concussion, PTSD, TBI, Etc.

NEW STUDY: CHILDREN WITH PERSISTENT POST-CONCUSSION SYNDROME SHOW BENEFITS FROM HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY

NEW STUDY: CHILDREN WITH PERSISTENT POST-CONCUSSION SYNDROME SHOW BENEFITS FROM HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY

Mild traumatic brain injury to children can commonly lead to persistent post-concussion syndrome (PPCS). Symptoms can often include headaches, dizziness, sleep problems, difficulties with concentration and memory, mood or anxiety problems, and difficulty tolerating school or exercise. For the child, this can lead to serious long-term developmental consequences. This study looked at children aged 8 […]...Read More

There’s new, very real, hope for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients.

There’s new, very real, hope for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients.

A study published this year by Dr. Paul Harch, Director of Hyperbaric Medicine at LSU, and Bismarck Doctor Edward Fogarty, shows improved brain function in a woman who suffered from early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The PET scans show dramatic improvement in her brain function. “A miraculous change!” said Ruthie Kostka, whose husband suffers from dementia. Ruthie […]...Read More

“It may never be too late to treat”

“It may never be too late to treat”

It’s important to understand the potential value of delayed treatment treating an injury with HBOT at the time it occurs may be the only first step in the best of all possible worlds, emergency department specialists and personnel will explain the importance of follow-up evaluation and care, however, even if you or a loved one […]...Read More

World-first Israeli study shows oxygen therapy can dramatically reduce PTSD symptoms

World-first Israeli study shows oxygen therapy can dramatically reduce PTSD symptoms

Oxygen therapy can dramatically reduce post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a world-first Israeli study on Israel Defense Force veterans, during which half the subjects made such good progress they were no longer deemed to have PTSD. He said that the oxygen therapy “induces reactivation and proliferation of stem cells, as well as generation of new […]...Read More

World-first Israeli study shows oxygen therapy can dramatically reduce PTSD symptoms

World-first Israeli study shows oxygen therapy can dramatically reduce PTSD symptoms

World-first Israeli study shows oxygen therapy can dramatically reduce PTSD symptoms Oxygen therapy can dramatically reduce post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a world-first Israeli study on Israel Defense Force veterans, during which half the subjects made such good progress they were no longer deemed to have PTSD. He said that the oxygen therapy “induces reactivation […]...Read More

World-first Israeli study shows oxygen therapy can dramatically reduce PTSD symptoms

World-first Israeli study shows oxygen therapy can dramatically reduce PTSD symptoms Oxygen therapy can dramatically reduce post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a world-first Israeli study on Israel Defense Force veterans, during which half the subjects made such good progress they were no longer deemed to have PTSD. He said that the oxygen therapy “induces reactivation […]...Read More

The use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment for Inflammation :

The use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment for Inflammation :

Hyperbaric oxygen treatment ( HBOT) simply means providing oxygen at greater than atmospheric pressure. Oxygen, it must be remembered, is a primary healer. Oxygen is required by every cell in the body for survival and providing an oxygen rich environment, will allow the body to heal itself and reduce areas of inflammation. During treatment in […]...Read More

HBOT in children with chronic brain injury

For brain injury there is a strong sense that conventional treatment has had little impact on outcome. The use of HBOT for chronic brain injury is based on the theory that, in any brain injury, there are inactive cells that have the potential to recover. According to this theory, these “idling neurons” exist in the […]...Read More

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Brain Wellness A patient recently said to me, “that Oxygen chamber is better than a cup of coffee.” Brain wellness, why don’t we discuss this topic more? We’re so obsessed with nutrition and exercise that we forget about a fundamental requirement for the brain, Oxygen. Unfortunately, many of us do […]...Read More

How does mild Hyperbaric Oxygen do for autism?

How does mild Hyperbaric Oxygen do for autism?

The methodology for using HBOT to treat autism comes from research on other neurological disorders. Increasing research shows that in autism and other neurological disorders there are areas of the brain lacking in blood flow and oxygen, and that when these areas of the brain are exposed to HBOT the blood flow and level of […]...Read More

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Helps Brain Health by enhancing blood flow to the brain!

Before-and-after brain SPECT imaging studies of people who have undergone HBOT and MHBOT have show impressive improvement in blood flow to the brain. Proper blood flow in the brain is vital for mental health. SPECT scans that show low blood flow have been associated with many neuro degenerative diseases like depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, ADHD, […]...Read More

My daughter and I started Mhbot five months ago and we have seen a lot of progress that I wanted to share. I originally bought my home chamber to treat her neurological conditions from a brain injury occurring after birth from a severe TBI . We started therapy using only use a soft home chamber […]...Read More

Research has shown that lower pressure can actually have large psychological effects

Research has shown that lower pressure can actually have large psychological effects

Over the past two decades, research has shown that lower pressure can actually have large psychological effects. Research shows that any pressure between 1.0 ATA and 1.3ATA should be considered hyperbaric therapy. In recent publications, Dr. Harch was able to present these misconceptions that MHBOT wasn’t beneficial in a detailed report. Here Dr. Harch sites […]...Read More

Hyperbaric Oxygen Induces Late Neuroplasticity in Post Stroke Patients!

Hyperbaric Oxygen Induces Late Neuroplasticity in Post Stroke Patients!

Recovery after stroke correlates with non-active (stunned) brain regions, which may persist for years. The current study aimed to evaluate whether increasing the level of dissolved oxygen by Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) could activate neuroplasticity in patients with chronic neurologic deficiencies due to stroke. Methods and Findings: A prospective, randomized, controlled trial including 74 patients […]...Read More

HBOT Showed Improvement in Alzheimer’s Disease

HBOT Showed Improvement in Alzheimer’s Disease

The authors report the case of a 58-year-old female who had experienced five years of cognitive decline, which began accelerating rapidly. Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) suggested Alzheimer’s disease. The diagnosis was confirmed by 18Fluorodeoxyglucose (18FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) brain imaging, which revealed global and typical metabolic deficits in Alzheimer’s. The patient received […]...Read More

Clinical Study: Mild Hyperbarics for Impaired Brain Function

Clinical Study: Mild Hyperbarics for Impaired Brain Function

Dr. Gunnar Heuser, a toxic exposure specialist, documented results of a series of hyperbaric treatments on 9 patients suffering from Impaired Brain Function. The purpose was to study the effects of 1.3 ATA of hyperbaric therapy on those patients. His patients included individuals who suffered from impairment to brain function such as memory and balance […]...Read More

Mild HBOT shows improvements for autistic children

Mild HBOT shows improvements for autistic children

A study from Thailand looked at applying 1.3 ATA to autistic children. They pre-assessed them before and after treatment after only 10 dives. Significant improvements were shown for 75% of the children. Objective: To determine whether Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is safe to use in children with autism, and has a statistically significant effect on autistic […]...Read More

Mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy shows impressive improvements for fetal alcohol syndrome !

Mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy shows impressive improvements for fetal alcohol syndrome !

Mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy shows impressive improvements for fetal alcohol syndrome ! Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the most common nonhereditary cause of mental retardation, with deficits in general intellectual functioning, learning, memory, attention, and problem-solving. Presented here is the first case in which measured neurocognitive abilities were determined before, during, and after hyperbaric oxygen […]...Read More

Mild hyperbarics was demonstrated to reduce Parkinson disease symptoms in just 11 weeks

Mild hyperbarics was demonstrated to reduce Parkinson disease symptoms in just 11 weeks

Mild hyperbaric oxygen is effective in preventing the progression of neurodegenerative diseases Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease and the main hallmark is neuron loss and degeneration. In this 11-week study, mHBOT at 1.3 ATA (3 hours per day, 3 times a week) was able to protect the dopaminergic neurons from further loss and further […]...Read More

What has HBOT of Idaho seen low pressure HBOT (mHBOT) help?

We often get inquiries about whether we have personally seen results using low-pressure hyperbarics for various conditions. The following are examples of conditions we have seen significant improvement in using mHBOT, and therapies that we felt complimented the positive results. Recent concussion – mHBOT 10 sessions – showed a significant reduction in headaches and light […]...Read More

MHBOT can be effective in improving SPECT as well as attention and reaction times

MHBOT can be effective in improving SPECT as well as attention and reaction times

For those interested in mhbot specifically in young children with neurological issues and Cerebral Palsy. This study focuses on using mhbot and just pressurized air. In some cases less is more : Published Studies from Dr Harchs website: Of the 111 children diagnosed with CP (aged 4 to 12 years), only 75 were suitable for […]...Read More

MILD HYPERBARIC THERAPY

MILD HYPERBARIC THERAPY

Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Humans depend upon the consumption of oxygen all the time.  Most atmospheric air is comprised of roughly 21% oxygen.  Oxygen is necessary for the production of cellular energy in the mitochondria of every cell in the body.  The use of pure 100% oxygen in a high pressure atmosphere has been shown to […]...Read More

Studies show that MHBOT  enhances multitasking ability and brain performance : The brain is the body’s largest consumer of oxygen, utlizing roughly 20% of the total oxygen and consuming 25-30% of total glucose . Even though <10% of the brain’s maximal capacity is active at any given time, the brain utilizes almost all delivered oxygen […]...Read More

Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury With Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury With Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

MHBOT and soft chambers for brain injury HBOT can bring about dramatic improvement in many neurological conditions for which we have had very little to offer other than palliative care. The recommended protocol for TBI is currently one or more blocks of 40, 1-hour HBOT sessions delivered at 1.3 to 1.5 ATM. Treatment can be […]...Read More

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, or mHBOT is the medical use of oxygen in a pressurized environment at a level higher than 1 atmosphere absolute (ATA). Increased pressure allows for oxygen to dissolve and saturate more readily into our blood plasma, cerebrospinal fluid, synovial fluid and all liquids within our body (Henry’s […]...Read More

Mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy shows improvement for children with autism

Mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy shows improvement for children with autism

Methods used : 62 children with autism recruited from 6 centers, ages 2–7 years (mean 4.92 ± 1.21), were randomly assigned to 40 hourly treatments of either hyperbaric treatment at 1.3 atmosphere (atm) and 24% oxygen (“treatment group”, n = 33) or slightly pressurized room air at 1.03 atm and 21% oxygen (“control group”, n […]...Read More

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy overview

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy overview

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What is happening during Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

What is happening during Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, or HBOT? Under pressure, increased amounts of oxygen are transferred into the plasma of your blood, which usually contains about 3% oxygen. This increases to about 97% oxygen during hyperbaric therapy, allowing oxygen to diffuse into tissue 400% deeper than would normally be allowed. This allows tissue to […]...Read More

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Portland Maine

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Portland Maine

What is happening during Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, or HBOT? Under pressure, increased amounts of oxygen are transferred into the plasma of your blood, which usually contains about 3% oxygen. This increases to about 97% oxygen during hyperbaric therapy, allowing oxygen to diffuse into tissue 400% deeper than would normally be allowed. This allows tissue to […]...Read More

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy overview

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy overview

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Creates supraphysiological levels of oxygen within the blood; decreases inflammation; increases all stages of wound healing; improves autonomic nervous system function; increased stem cell release in the brain and body; pushes further deeper into tissues and improved micro circulation; epigenetic changes. It does all of this via pressure applied in the presence […]...Read More

Improvement of attention span and reaction time with hyperbaric oxygen treatment in patients with toxic injury due to mold exposure

Improvement of attention span and reaction time with hyperbaric oxygen treatment in patients with toxic injury due to mold exposure

MOLD TOXICITY MAY PLAY A PART IN BRAIN ISSUES MBOT APPEARS TO HELP WITH BOTH:   Abstract It is, by now, well established that mold toxins (mycotoxins) can cause significant adverse health effects. In this study, 15 subjects who developed an attention deficit disorder (ADD) and slowing of reaction time at the time of exposure […]...Read More

What are the Benefits of Mild Hyperbaric Therapy (mHBOT)

What are the Benefits of Mild Hyperbaric Therapy (mHBOT)

Steve Best, MD- Depression, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy & Ketamine

Steve Best, MD- Depression, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy & Ketamine

by Mike Mutzel: Steve Best, MD is Board Certified in Psychiatry and completed a 2-year Fellowship in Neuropsychiatry. He specializes in treating disorders of the brain that harm emotional health, cognitive ability or everyday behavior. In this episode we discussed the many health benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT); including anti-aging, treating lyme disease, increasing production […]...Read More

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: A New Treatment For Blasting Tissues With Oxygen, Growing New Blood Vessels, Recovering Faster, Killing Bacteria, Building Stem Cells & Much More!

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: A New Treatment For Blasting Tissues With Oxygen, Growing New Blood Vessels, Recovering Faster, Killing Bacteria, Building Stem Cells & Much More!

LISTEN TO THIS PODCAST ABOUT MILD HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY: USING A SOFT CHAMBER NOTE: The prices he quotes for mHBOT are 4 times greater than ours. Listen below to this podcast – all about HBOT. Jason Sonners, DC, DIBAK, DCBCN is the owner and clinic director of Core Therapies Family Wellness Center, New Jersey Hyperbaric […]...Read More

KXNET New Hope for Alzheimer’s Patients

KXNET New Hope for Alzheimer’s Patients

Absolutely the most scientific presentation of a recovery of Alzheimer’s that there can be,” according Dr. Edward Fogarty, vice president of the International Hyperbaric Foundation, referring to the study....Read More

Traumatic Brain Injury and Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment

Traumatic Brain Injury and Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment

by Dr. Jenning’s Blogs In 2015, the Will Smith film Concussion, which depicts Dr. Bennet Omalu’s struggle to uncover the truth about brain damage to football players, brought international attention to Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and its long-term complications. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), there were 2.87 million TBI-related emergency room visits […]...Read More

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Helps Stroke Victims

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Helps Stroke Victims

Alternative Treatment for Stroke Studies show Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can possibly heal the brain after a stroke. This is great news for stroke recovery victims seeking treatment for stroke, who now have a way to deal with the long-term effects of their injury. A stroke occurs when brain cells no longer receive the oxygen […]...Read More

Neurofeedback your Brain’s Software Update & The Perfect Adjunct for HBOT

Neurofeedback your Brain’s Software Update & The Perfect Adjunct for HBOT

Neurofeedback is a proven brain coordination technology that can be a terrific adjunct to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for all sorts of Brain and Nerve issues – Autism, Concussion, TBI, PTSD, ADDHD, Pain, and more. It may enhance the results you achieve from HBOT because Neurofeedback actually helps you to structurally evolve the brain’s connectivity, which […]...Read More

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Proves Helpful for Neurological Disorders

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Proves Helpful for Neurological Disorders

HBOT Helps Neurological Disorders Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI), Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD), Anoxic Brain Injury / Near Drowning, Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, Lyme Disease, Migraine Headaches, Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease: HBOT research suggests that it may be a valuable adjunctive therapy for mTBI, PTSD, Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Lyme Disease and other neurological […]...Read More

Recovery for a Brain Injured Child with Cerebral Palsey

Recovery for a Brain Injured Child with Cerebral Palsey

AN ONGOING TESTIMONIAL BY CHRISTIE WYGANT (MOM) This is Denise. She has Cerebral Palsy. She started having seizures when she was just over a year old. She is now epileptic, can’t talk or walk. CBD (recommended by her neurologist) has helped her immensely with her strength and cognitive envelopment. She now can eat without a […]...Read More

Alzheimers – Low Pressure Hyperbaric Holds Promise for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimers – Low Pressure Hyperbaric Holds Promise for Alzheimer’s

Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy works for Brain Recovery. Lower Pressure 2.2 psi / 1.15 ATA Hyperbaric Holds Great Promise for Alzheimer's...Read More

O2 & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Reverses Brain Damage in Drowned Toddler

O2 & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Reverses Brain Damage in Drowned Toddler

Dr. Paul Harch, Clinical Professor and Director of Hyperbaric Medicine at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, and Dr. Edward Fogarty, at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, report the case of the reversal of brain volume loss in a two-year-old drowning victim unresponsive to all stimuli treated with normobaric oxygen (oxygen […]...Read More

More is Better: The Recurrent Illusion Of Higher Pressure HBOT In Chronic Brain Injury

More is Better: The Recurrent Illusion Of Higher Pressure HBOT In Chronic Brain Injury

“The fact is, in the modern era of HBOT attempts to treat a chronic brain injury with HBOT have repeatedly failed due to physicians’ inability to accept the fact that injured brain is exquisitely responsive to HBOT at pressures around 1.5 ATA. Whenever doctors have been able to resist the allure of higher pressure and […]...Read More

Hyperbaric oxygen treatment new player in stroke rehabilitation

Hyperbaric oxygen treatment new player in stroke rehabilitation

Treatment with hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can lead to significant neurologic improvements for stroke patients, show study results. The researchers found that HBOT produced noticeable improvements even as long as 3 years after the initial stroke event. Based on the theory that increasing a person’s level of dissolved oxygen using HBOT could activate neuroplasticity and […]...Read More

Concussion Recovery – Rebekah Thoroughgood on mHBOT & PEMF’s

Concussion Recovery – Rebekah Thoroughgood on mHBOT & PEMF’s

Rebekah Thoroughgood was having a rough time after two severe head injuries. One from her sporting activities and one from her farm horse. Her first injury from the horse’s hoof was bad. It also damaged a lot of her teeth. She suffered many common symptoms from her concussion; memory loss, headaches, blurred vision, and loss […]...Read More

NEW STUDY: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy May Alleviate Alzheimer’s Symptoms

THIS IS ASTOUNDING NEWS: Summary: Researchers report hyperbaric oxygen therapy could prove to be beneficial in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. According to a new study, HBOT may improve Alzheimer’s pathology and reduce some of the behavioral symptoms associated with the disease. Source: AFTAU. A new Tel Aviv University study reveals that hyperbaric oxygen treatments […]...Read More

Low-Pressure-HBOT-for-Blast-Induced-Post-Concussion-Syndrome-and-PTSD

Low-Pressure-HBOT-for-Blast-Induced-Post-Concussion-Syndrome-and-PTSD

Here is a great study that investigates lower pressure (1.5ATA) for Brain health Low-Pressure-HBOT-for-Blast-Induced-Post-Concussion-Syndrome-and-PTSD...Read More

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

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

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 assess the neurotherapeutic effect of HBOT on prolonged post-concussion syndrome (PPCS) due to TBI, using brain microstructure imaging. Methods: Fifteen patients afflicted with PPCS were treated with […]...Read More

Breathing Pure Oxygen Could Repair Brain Damage Years After a Concussion

In Brief Researchers from Tel Aviv University have shown that treating post-concussion syndrome patients with pure oxygen helps to regrow blood vessels and nerve endings. This could help to alleviate cognitive symptoms ranging from headaches to mood changes. Brain Repair Researchers have revisited hyperbaric oxygen sessions as a possible treatment for brain damage sustained after […]...Read More

Veterans Study Reports Reduction in Suicide Ideation after HBOT

Veterans Study Reports Reduction in Suicide Ideation after HBOT Thu, 10/19/2017 – 12:05pm by Louisiana State University Health, New Orleans A pilot case control study of veterans of the US armed forces with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) or persistent post-concussion syndrome (PPCS), with or without post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), has found significant improvements in […]...Read More