QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Treatment times are usually 1-2 hours per session, 5-7 times per week.
Most definitely. Hyperbarics is great for those in their later years. Hyperbarics provides an immeasurable boost that counteracts the signs of aging. In fact, new research indicates that hyperbaric oxygenation slows Apoptosis (cell death).
Yes, hyperbaric yields wonderful results with children. In fact, research with children suffering from brain injuries and genetic disorders shows positive results and great promise. We recommend that children under the age of 16 need to be accompanied by an adult inside the chamber.
Pure oxygen under pressure is extremely flammable. Monoplace hard chambers use pure oxygen under pressure, so safety precautions must be taken when using these chambers. While our chamber uses pressurized room air with an oxygen concentrator. Hence it is safe and not flammable. However, the chamber should not be exposed to any naked flame, cigarette or the like.
The most common side effect is a discomfort to the ears caused by pressure changes. To minimize the risk, patients learn to promote the adequate clearing of your ears during pressurization. Some patients may feel tired and dizzy after using a hyperbaric chamber for the first time. It`s a good signal as Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy will speeds up the metabolism of our body, just like people feel tired after a long-running. They are usually good signs of indicating detoxification.
The most comprehensive book about HBOT is The Oxygen Revolution by Paul Harch, M.D. This book is geared toward consumers who would like to learn more about how HBOT works and what conditions it treats. The book explores the science behind HBOT, as well as case histories of patients who have benefited from HBOT.