Hyperbaric Treatment for Fibromyalgia

What is Hyperbaric Treatment Used For?

Hyperbaric oxygen treatment is more commonly known for treating decompression sickness in scuba divers who surface too fast. However, the use of hyperbaric oxygen treatment goes beyond that.

Hyperbaric treatment is effective when it comes to treating all sorts of skin surface conditions such as infections, diabetic ulcers, tissue death, spider bites, burns etc. It can also help in recovery after a skin grafting procedure. It is also effective in respiratory conditions such as gas poisoning and bubbles in blood vessels.

In recent year, hyperbaric treatment is used as alternative therapy for various conditions and disorders ranging from infertility to Alzheimers disease.

How Does Hyperbaric Treatment Help Fibromyalgia?

A study done at the University of Tel Aviv showed some evidences that hyperbaric treatment helped to substantially improve the symptoms of fibromyalgia. It has potential to induce neuroplasticity, while significantly correct the abnormal brain activity in affected pain areas of fibromyalgia patients. In other words, hyperbaric treatment can help to correct the abnormal brain functioning affecting nerve activities which possibly triggers fibromyalgia.

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