This process causes oxygen to be absorbed by all body fluids and by all body cells and tissues, even those with blocked or reduced flow.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment (HBOT) involves breathing pure oxygen at higher than atmospheric pressures in an enclosed chamber. This process causes oxygen to be absorbed by all body fluids and by all body cells and tissues, even those with blocked or reduced blood flow. This increased flow of oxygen stimulates and restores function to damaged cells and organs, including those of the liver and brain.Find out more
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The Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Trust is a registered charity that provides information and advice to the public and healthcare professionals on hyperbaric oxygen treatment. The Trust also seeks to promote further research into the benefits of hyperbaric oxygen therapy.2Find out more
"Oxygen [treatment] is the safest, most effective and most cost effective treatment available to the NHS and has no side effects."Professor Philip James MB ChB DIH Phd FFOM
"HBOT can provide an important weapon in the fight against numerous disorders. The more you know about HBOT the better prepared you’ll be to understand your medical options."Dr. Richard Neubauer
"Every time you go up in an aeroplane you are sitting in a hyperbaric chamber. Hyperbaric is simply a term describing an increase in ambient pressure." Dictumst. Nam dignissim nisi nonProfessor Philip James MB ChB DIH Phd FFOM.
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