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A once misunderstood alternative medical treatment, hyperbaric oxygen therapy now plays an important role in many hospitals all over the world and is recommended by reputable organizations such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a variety of benefits. While only a handful of patients in the early 70’s experienced its rejuvenating effects, today researchers estimate that thousands of Americans turn to hyperbaric oxygen therapy for relief from a wide range of concerns, from ulcers to side effects from radiation therapy.

However, if you’ve only just heard of hyperbaric oxygen therapy and the benefits you may be able to achieve by securing this treatment, you likely have a few questions regarding what it entails, what it is like to undergo treatment and where you can find a reputable medical center to provide this care near you.

What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)?
Oxygen plays a central role in most life on planet Earth, and as humans, we often don’t consider how this vital element contributes to our overall health and wellness. One of the primary benefits of HBOT is that it allows patients a way to increase the amount of oxygen that is carried to all parts of their body.

Under normal atmospheric conditions, red blood cells do most of the work to ensure that every part of the body receives its necessary supply of oxygen. However, with HBOT, there is a massive increase in how efficiently oxygen travels in the body. This is why medical professionals turn to HBOT for its on and off-label uses.

HBO treatment can:
• Aid in wound healing by stimulating key cell growth
• Help patients suffering from Alzheimer’s, ADD/ADHD, ALS, migraine headaches and more
• Increase the amount of oxygen vital tissues receive
• Relieve symptoms associated with fibromyalgia, Lyme disease and sports-related injuries
• Reverse damage from heart attacks, strokes and vascular disease.

What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment like?
The environments in modern hyperbaric chambers are comfortable and spacious while including precautions for patient safety. During your treatment, you’ll be immersed in a 100-percent oxygen environment and monitored via treatment panel controls for the duration of the session. The only side effects you’re likely to encounter are ear popping due to the pressure of the chamber, and in rare and extreme cases, decompression sickness.

In today’s medical facilities, patients can sit up and move about in order to best relax during their treatment. Other activities are also encouraged, as most sessions last for around one hour or more. While undergoing HBO treatment, you can sleep, catch up on your favorite magazine, read a book or even tackle important work assignments on your computer.

Choose Longevity Centres of America for effective HBOT
At Longevity Centres of America, our mission is to help people age gracefully, maintain their physical prowess and improve their mental, sexual and emotional health. Part of our approach involves administering HBOT in our advanced medical facilities.

If you’ve recently suffered a sports injury, need help healing after plastic surgery or are simply interested in what HBOT can do for you, our experienced team of medical professionals is ready to help. By making hyperbaric oxygen therapy in Houston and Denver available to local residents, we look to help people from all walks of life improve their life and happiness.

To schedule a session in our state-of-the-art Vitaeris 320, one of the biggest and best hyperbaric chambers, give our offices a call today. Our Denver office can be reached at 1-303-639-5600, while our Houston doctors are available at 1-713-522-4037.

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For state-of-the-art hyperbaric oxygen treatment, turn to the experts at Longevity Centres of America.

Marina M. Pearsall, M.D., Ph.D.

Gurney F. Pearsall, Jr., M.D.

Longevity Centres of America

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