Anti-Aging Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

The Fountain of Youth?  HBOT is proven to offer anti-aging benefits through healing or regrowth of damaged cells; one result is younger-looking skin. Most people think of hyperbaric medicine for the treatment of decompression sickness, (known as “the bends,” in divers...

Can HBOT Help You Avoid Amputation?

We’ve been talking a lot about the “off-label” uses of HBOT lately, so here’s some information about one of the few FDA, Medicare, and commercial insurance-approved conditions for the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) – the treatment of non-healing foot...

FDA Approval for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to Treat Autism

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared hyperbaric chambers for certain medical uses, but so far, treatment of Autism isn’t “approved”. A recent Consumer Update on the FDA’s website explains it this way, The FDA is concerned that some claims made by...

Show me the SCIENCE!

In our last blog, we shared some amazing testimonials from parents whose Autistic / Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) children have benefitted from Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. (If you missed it, click HERE) Now it’s time to talk about the science behind the success....

Autism and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy – Is it Just “Hype”?

Insurance probably won’t cover it. The FDA hasn’t approved it. Most of the studies done so far are considered ‘flawed’ in one way or another…  Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) can be costly, as well. Suggested schedules for treatment call for multiple sessions over an...

What’s All This About Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

We’ve all seen movies where a SCUBA diver resurfaces too quickly – usually to avoid a giant shark or alien monster – and gets “The Bends”, (decompression sickness or DCS). The next scene has him rushed into a stainless-steel tank that looks like a...
How A Bee Sting Saved My life

How A Bee Sting Saved My life

Ellie Lobel was ready to die. Then she was attacked by bees. Christie Wilcox hears how venom can be a saviour.   “I moved to California to die.”Ellie Lobel was 27 when she was bitten by a tick and contracted Lyme disease. And she was not yet 45 when she decided to...
‘Find a way’…. a HBOT chamber for Leah

‘Find a way’…. a HBOT chamber for Leah

  I was once referred to an inspiring TED talk featuring Diana Nyad. Diana Nyad tells the story of her life long goal to swim 100 miles from Cuba to Florida. After 5 attempts and at the age of 64 her dream came true. Although swimming has nothing to do with Leah,...