Who Can You Trust?

In 2014, new clinical guidelines were released by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) replacing the 1999 practice parameters for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Perhaps they are finally listening to the parents of autistic children? Parents...
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to Treat Autism

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...
What’s All This About Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

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...