The Basics of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Hyperbaric oxygen treatment is a safe and non-invasive way to treat many ailments, but you may still have questions before you consider it.
What is hyperbaric oxygen treatment?
Patients are placed in sealed hyperbaric oxygen chambers, where the 100% oxygen increases the body’s natural healing processes through inhalation.
In a normal setting, oxygen is transported through the body only by red blood cells. During hyperbaric treatment, oxygen dissolves into all the body’s fluids. This carries oxygen to areas where circulation is diminished or blocked and provides extra oxygen to tissues that need healing. With the painless, non-invasive procedure, white blood cells are able to kill more bacteria, swelling is reduced, and new blood vessels can grow more rapidly.
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