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24
May

New center in Perú

A new service center was inaugurated in the Municipal Hospital of Arequipa, Peru. The headquarters is located on Pumacahua Avenue, on Cerro Colorado, and will offer the benefits of hyperbaric chamber treatment to the community. The treatment of hyperbaric oxygenation is a non-invasive method that consists in supplying oxygen in a pressurized cabin at 1.45 atmospheres (ATM). The normal ambient

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10
May

Deep and constant tiredness can be a symptom of Chronic Fatigue

The chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized primarily by a deep fatigue, which is accompanied by a serie of symptoms that directly affect the life of the patient. It has been classified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a new disease of neurological type of infectious, recurrent and resistant to drugs. It is multisystemic, affects and at the same

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9
May

5 questions about fibromyalgia: What are your symptoms and how is it treated?

It affects the quality of life of 2.4% of the world population, having a greater incidence in women. At present and after many years of skepticism it is accepted as a disease. Fibromyalgia is a persistent and debilitating disorder that was underdiagnosed for a long time. Even in some cases patients, either due to ignorance or personal reasons, may have

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2
May

The treatment of hyperbaric oxygenation: a therapeutic alternative for different pathologies

Hyperbaric oxygenation therapy is a medical treatment in which oxygen is administered at a higher pressure than normal for the purpose of treating a certain condition or disease. Although for a long time it was the primary treatment for carbon monoxide poisoning and gas gangrene, it is now an invaluable resource for the management of a variety of pathologies. This

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27
Apr

According to studies, the lack of oxygen in tumor cells can contribute to the growth of cancer

A study conducted in 2016 by the Belgian researchers Diether Lambrechts and Bernard Thienpont, and published in the journal ‘Nature’, showed that the lack of oxygen in the tumor cells produces changes in the gene expression of the cells, which contributes to the cancer growth. In addition, the work showed that adequate maintenance of the oxygen supply in tumors could

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24
Apr

Principles of Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatment

The hyperbaric chamber is a closed container where thepacient is subjected to a pressure greater than atmospheric pressure. It was popularized in the first half of the twentieth century for its success in treating the disease of diving, sometimes fatal. It was not until the second half of the century that it began to be used in different pathologies: gas

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18
Apr

HBOT: a therapeutic approach to migraines

Migraine and cluster headaches are severe and disabling. Migraine affects up to 18% of women, while cluster headaches are much less common (0.2% of the population). A number of acute and prophylactic therapies are available. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is the therapeutic administration of 100% oxygen at environmental pressures greater than one atmosphere. Migraine and cluster headache are disabling health

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11
Apr

Parkinson’s disease: Case studies showing success treating it with HBOT

5 patients with a history of Parkinson’s disease (PD) were treated with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) for 1 hour at 1.5-2.0 ATA. All 5 patients reported a decrease in tremors and an improvement in general well-being. The patients underwent an initial course of 10 treatments and were allowed to continue treatment as needed until they perceived a plateau in benefit.

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5
Apr

Can good nutrition prevent diseases?

A healthy diet helps to prevent malnutrition and diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer Healthy, balanced and varied diet depends on the needs of each person, their age, sex, lifestyle, physical exercise and eating habits. However, the basic principles of healthy eating are always the same. According to the World Health Organization, to have a healthy diet

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3
Apr

What effects can hyperbaric treatment have on patients with autism?

Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) affect the development of the nervous system and brain functioning, especially in aspects related to the processing of information that comes from social stimuli. It is not possible to determine the cause of the appearance of ASD, but it is known that there is genetic implication. Currently there is no biological marker that allows the diagnosis

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