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Hyperbaric Oxygen and Multiple Sclerosis

Although multiple sclerosis is commonly referred to as an autoimmune disease, the breakdown of the blood-brain barrier can be the cause of the onset of the disease. Once the blood-brain barrier breaks down, the brain becomes inflamed and forms neural lesions. One of the reasons the blood brain barrier can be damaged is a lack […]

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Evidence for the Use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia affects more than 1 million people in Canada. It mainly affects women between the ages of 20 and 50. Fibromyalgia is a chronic disease with many suspected contributing factors, however there is no known underlying cause. Patients with fibromyalgia experience debilitating pain in multiple areas of their body. It is also commonly associated with […]

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HBOT and Brain Injury

Eden Carlson and her family attended this years meeting to share their story of how hyperbaric medicine impacted their lives. Eden was 2 years old when she drowned in their swimming pool and sustained a serious brain injury. After two hours of CPR the long-term outlook for Eden was very poor and her parents were […]

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HBOT and Cancer

Hyperbaric medicine was originally used in oncology to treat radiation injury. Originally there was concern that oxygen would promote tumor growth, however this was disproven. Feldmeier et al were the first to address that tumours respond differently to oxygen than healthy cells do, and there is no concern that oxygen can promote tumour growth. Hyperbaric […]

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Healing Autism with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

October is Autism Awareness month in Canada. Current statistics show that 1 in 68 children are now diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism is the fastest growing neurological disorder in Canada. Naturopathic medicine has the unique ability to treat Autism by finding the root cause and restoring the body to a state of biochemical balance. […]

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