Autism is emerging as a common health disorder in people worldwide, especially in children. It is a developmental disability that can create serious problems related to repetitive behaviors, social communication, restricted behaviors, interaction, and more. People diagnosed with autism generally have a distinct way of playing, paying attention, learning, moving, communicating, etc. While there are conventional treatment methods, people are now looking for alternative treatment options that are less invasive yet effective. It is where the role of hyperbaric oxygen therapy or HBOT comes into the picture. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy…Read More
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4 Key Questions About Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) has gained wide popularity as a treatment for a number of medical conditions. It has also been used as an alternative treatment for several health conditions where conventional medicine has been unable to provide any significant benefits. HBOT involves breathing of 100% oxygen within a chamber, called hyperbaric chamber, in which the atmospheric pressure is controlled and increased. Normally, oxygen transportation within the body takes place through red blood cells. With Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, oxygen dissolves in all fluids of the body, fluids of central nervous…Read More
Can Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy be an Effective Alternative Treatment for Autism?
When Toros was diagnosed to be autistic at the age of four years, the deepest fear of his mother was confirmed. Toros, at two and a half years of age, had suffered a TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury). The development of the child came to a halt and gradually stopped as the early years of Toros went by. By six years of age, Toros faced substantial delay in his concentration ability, memory, and speech. Regression signs were also noticed in his language retention. Toros’s mother was unable to find any effective…Read More