Hyperbaric oxygen therapy includes breathing 100% oxygen in a sealed chamber. The concentration of oxygen is five times higher than in normal air that we breathe. The camera also creates a pressure of 1.5-3 times of the normal atmospheric. Therapy helps to improve blood circulation and the blood's ability to deliver oxygen to the body's tissues.
When HBOT is carried
This procedure is used to treat many diseases and disorders such as:
Possible complications of hyperbaric oxygenation
Before perform HBOT need to know about possible complications, which may include:
It is necessary to discuss these risks with your doctor before the procedure.
Procedure of hyperbaric oxygenation
You will lie on a soft table in an oxygen chamber. In some cases, the chamber may be large, designed for ten or more people.
The technician will gradually increase the pressure in the chamber and upload into it 100% oxygen. You will be able talk to him. Being in the chamber, it is necessary to do the following:
After the procedure
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy lasts from 0.5 to 2 hours. Within a few minutes the doctor will gradually reduce the pressure in the chamber. At this time may appear dizziness and fatigue. However, you can return to your daily activities. Can be assigned more than one session HBOT during several days.