Scientist claims Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy reverses the aging process

Hyperbaric Medicine expert Dr. Shai Efrati, has reported in a peer-reviewed journal article published on aging-us.com that the Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy applied by his research team at the Tel Aviv University has lengthened telomeres, by more than a fifth, plus it has reduced senescent cells by more than a third, thus reversing aging at the cellular level, at least theoretically. Each time a chromosome duplicates itself the long DNA string shortens at its telomere ends. After many cell divisions the telomeres disappear and chromosomes are…

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Are Oxygen and Ozone Therapies effective against COVID-19?

COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that primarily attacks the respiratory system in a similar way as other coronavirus illnesses like SARS, MERS, or even the common cold do. The disease may take a mild course with few or no symptoms, resembling other common upper respiratory diseases such as the common cold. Mild cases typically recover within two weeks, while those with severe or critical diseases may take three to six weeks to recover. Among those who have died, the time from symptom onset to death…

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Study shows how Oxygen Therapy helps recover Erectile Function

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is caused by microvascular or macrovascular insufficiency in the majority of patients. Recent studies have shown that hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can induce angiogenesis in different body organs. The normal erection is a complex event resulting from the coordinated function of psychological, neurological, hormonal, and vascular systems. Penile blood flow disruption due to inadequate vascular perfusion is present in at least 60% of the erectile dysfunction (ED) patients. The first-line therapy used for ED relies on the vasodilatation effect of phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors…

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What to expect from Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) consists of breathing 100% oxygen while under increased atmospheric pressure. When a patient is given 100% oxygen under pressure, hemoglobin is saturated, but the blood can be hyperoxygenated by dissolving oxygen within the plasma. The following indications are approved uses of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy as defined by the UHMS Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Committee: 1. Air or Gas Embolism 2. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 3. Clostridial Myositis and Myonecrosis (Gas Gangrene) 4. Crush Injury, Compartment Syndrome and Other Acute Traumatic Ischemias 5. Decompression…

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Oxygen Therapy as treatment for Alzheimer’s

Breathing oxygen at a higher-than-normal air pressure could ease some of the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, if recent research done in mice produces the same results in humans. Mice genetically engineered to develop some human features of Alzheimer's disease showed significant reductions in physical and behavioral symptoms after 2 weeks of daily treatment with hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), the same kind of treatment used in burn injuries and carbon monoxide poisoning. This was the result that a team hailing from the University of Tel Aviv…

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Ozone-Oxygen Therapy as an alternative for slipped disc surgery

Oxygen and Ozone therapy is emerging as a better treatment option than surgery for people suffering from a slipped disc due to its minimally invasive procedure and speedy recovery. Experts said the procedure, which was first tried in Europe, leaves no surgical scars on the skin and the patient can be discharged from hospital on the same day compared to surgery which takes weeks. Slipped or herniated disk is a condition when one of the discs in the spine ruptures and the gel inside leaks…

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Oxygen Therapy Devices Market predicted to expand

Transparency Market Research has published a new report on the global oxygen therapy devices market. As per the report, the global oxygen therapy devices market is predicted to expand at a 5.70% CAGR from 2014 to 2020. The report, titled ‘Oxygen Therapy Devices Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 – 2020,’ states that the global market was valued at US$1.90 bn in 2013 and is expected to reach US$2.80 bn by 2020. The market’s growth will be propelled by…

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