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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy?

When an individual is placed in a pressurized room so that they can breathe pure oxygen, then this is often considered to be hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is normally used in order to help treat decompression sickness that may be a result from scuba diving, serious infections, air bubble in the blood vessels, or wounds caused from diabetes that may not heal. When an individual is placed in a hyperbaric oxygen therapy room, the individual is placed in a room and the pressure in the room is elevated to three times the normal pressure causing the individual’s lungs to gather three times the amount of oxygen they normally would have. The individual’s blood then carries the extra oxygen through the body causing the release of growth factors and stem cells that help the individual deal. When a person is in need of hyperbaric oxygen therapy, the individual may many questions as to if the therapy will work, how the therapy works or even if there are any side effects caused by the therapy. Read below where some important questions regarding hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been answered by Experts.

Will hyperbaric oxygen therapy help a person with ED and is the therapy experimental?

When an individual is suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED), the individual may benefit from hyperbaric oxygen therapy in order to help the blood vessels in the penis to contract and expand better. There may also be a chance that hyperbaric oxygen therapy may still be in the experimental stages; the individual may want to consider seeing if there is any other type of experimental program to join.

If a person has gas gangrene, can the gas gangrene be treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy?

If the individual has a form of gas gangrene, there may be a chance that the individual may benefit from trying hyperbaric oxygen therapy. When the individual goes through hyperbaric oxygen therapy, then they may be placed in a room where the level of oxygen is raised so that the blood vessels may carry extra amounts of oxygen to the infected areas, helping the healing process.

If a person has sudden hearing loss, how can hyperbaric oxygen therapy help the person regain hearing?

If a person is experiencing sudden hearing loss, there may be a chance that the individual may be able to have hyperbaric oxygen therapy. With hyperbaric oxygen therapy, the extra oxygen may help the issue with the sudden hearing loss by carrying extra oxygen to the part of the ear that is damaged. The healing properties from the extra oxygen may help the damaged part of the ear to heal that was caused because of the sudden hearing loss.

If a person has nerve damage and wants to try hyperbaric oxygen therapy, is there a chance that this type of therapy will help to fix the nerves and will insurance pay for this?

When someone is suffering from nerve damage, the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy may help to rejuvenate the nerve endings or the damage done to the nerves. If the individual wants to try the hyperbaric oxygen therapy, then there may be a chance that some insurance companies may not pay for the therapy due to the therapy being in the stages of research.

When a person has damage to their body or an infection that need to be healed, the individual may benefit from hyperbaric oxygen therapy. When a person is considering having hyperbaric oxygen therapy, the individual may have many questions regarding what hyperbaric oxygen therapy treats, how the therapy works, or even if the therapy may help the issue or if the therapy will be covered by insurance. When an individual is in need of answers to these questions, the individual may turn to an Expert.
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