Why is HBOt not more widely accepted?
It is well known by the medical community that oxygen is an essential element for life, and that all life processes of the human body can function optimally
The decrease in oxygen levels and environmental pollution, stress levels of modern life, and the large amount of fertilizers, pesticides, preservatives and other artificial elements present in many of the foods we eat, have a relationship directly to the decreasing levels of quality of life of people, the highest incidence of diseases like cancer, and the emergence of new or degenerative conditions of diagnosis and treatment difficult.
The Earth's atmosphere exerts pressure on the surface of 14.7 pounds per square inch or 760 millimeters of mercury (mmHg) at sea level, being equivalent to one atmosphere absolute (1 ATA). This atmosphere we breathe is a gaseous mixture (air), composed mainly of oxygen by 20% and nitrogen by 80% approximately.
The pure oxygen at greater than atmospheric pressure (Hyperbaric) is used as adjunctive therapy to prevent, treat or cure various diseases and negative health conditions, especially those chronic or resistant to other conventional treatments, with excellent results represented in a significant clinical improvement in the health and quality of life of patients in just a few weeks or moths of treatment, even in prolonged diseases and conditions with bad prognosis.
HBOT has excellent results as a complementary therapy not only for the 13 FDA approved illness or conditions, but also for diseases or health chronic and resistant complications as:
Cerebral Palsy, autism, near drowning, Parkinson, Alzheimer,Brain damage, LYME disease neurological, cognitive and neuromotor symptoms, Spinal injury, Disk hernia, osteoporosis Demyelinizing illness, Diabetic complications, Stroke, among others.Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a scientific medical treatment, clinically proven and widely used for decades in many countries, especially the older medical technology developer.
Within a hyperbaric chamber the patient breathes pure oxygen at pressures greater than the environment, providing oxygenation levels unobtainable by any other method, that allows carry oxygen to organs and tissues even in places where circulation is poor or blocked, thereby stimulating the body's regenerative processes and stop or retrieve various diseases and degenerative processes.
During the session of HBOT, the pressure inside the chamber can be increased up to 3 ATA with oxygen concentrations close to 100%, this way you can get a proportional increase in arterial oxygen pressure (PaO2) which can reach up to 1,800 mmHg, and increased values of oxygen pressure at the alveolar level of approximately up to 2100 mmHg. The hemoglobin reaches its saturation state to the lowest levels of pressure and excess oxygen is dissolved in blood plasma by pressure effect.
Thus, blood plasma can carry up to 6 volumes of oxygen per 100 milliliters of blood, an amount 20 times greater than that achieved normal atmospheric pressure, and oxygen can simply diffuse areas with poor circulatory premises, without relying solely on the hemoglobin for this. Hyperbaric oxygenation may also increase up to 6 times the distance of oxygen diffusion from the capillaries into the tissues, and increase the partial pressures in the same up to 200 mm Hg.