Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Headache, Healthcare, Hyperbaric Medicine, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Migraine

Migraine and HBOT

Photo by Wherbson Rodrigues on Pexels.com With the world turned upside down, and much confusion about, it’s been a while since we published something new. Early on in the pandemic we dedicated a considerable amount of time to research into Covid19 and the benefit and effect HBOT may provide as a defence against it, as… Continue reading Migraine and HBOT

Coronavirus, Cumbria, Diving, emergency medicine, Gas Handling, Gas Laws, Gas Science, Healthcare, Hyperbaric Medicine, Hyperbaric Oxygen Technology, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Hypoxia, Inflammation, Medical Science, oxygen, Physics, Safety, Science

COVID-19 – Safety & General Information Package for Oxygen Handlers

Image by Vektor Kunst from Pixabay  Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures. I imagine over the coming weeks and month’s oxygen administration may well be handled by many who may never have done so before. This might well be in the home or elsewhere. There is much to consider when handling oxygen and it seems prudent to share… Continue reading COVID-19 – Safety & General Information Package for Oxygen Handlers

Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Coronavirus, Healthcare, Hyperbaric Medicine, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Virology

Oxygen as an Anti-Bacterial & Anti-Viral Agent

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay  Added Comment Since Original Publication 18-03-20 Added Comment Following Original Publication. Further to the short overview previously shared on social network platforms from Johns Hopkins Medicine, here follows an excerpt from the overview which is available for download here. Todays topic addresses viral and bacterial infections and explains how HBOT can boost… Continue reading Oxygen as an Anti-Bacterial & Anti-Viral Agent

Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Healthcare, Hyperbaric Medicine, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Side Effects and Contraindications

Image by Alexas_Fotos from Pixabay  So we've been a little quiet lately on the writing front. This is due to an upcoming move. After 10 years in one place, it's time for a change. Accordingly, rather than writing broken biscuits from a distracted mind, I left it out for a bit. Today however, I found this one I… Continue reading Side Effects and Contraindications

Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Diabetes, Healthcare, Hyperbaric Oxygen Technology, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Medical Science, NHS, NHS Commissioning, Problematic Wounds, Science, Uncategorized, Wound Healing

Type 2 Diabetes, What It Costs The NHS and How HBOT Can Help – Drawing a Line Under Diabetes.

Image by Tumisu from Pixabay  Although we have been a little quiet lately as we get more involved in seasonal preparations in the community, we are still keeping an ear to the ground for articles of interest. One such article from the Daily Mail came across our desktops this morning which is of great interest and also a… Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes, What It Costs The NHS and How HBOT Can Help – Drawing a Line Under Diabetes.

Audiology, Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, emergency medicine, Healthcare, Hearing Loss, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

HBOT & The Ears – Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss & Tinnitus

Image by Reimund Bertrams from Pixabay  Quote: "Adult onset hearing loss is the most common cause of disability globally, and the third leading cause of years lost due to disability. Moreover, adult onset hearing loss is the 15th leading cause of burden of disease and is projected to move up to 7th by the year 2030" (WHO, 2008)… Continue reading HBOT & The Ears – Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss & Tinnitus

Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Diabetes, emergency medicine, Eyesight, Healthcare, Hyperbaric Oxygen Technology, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Hypoxia, Medical Science, Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology – HBOT and The Eyes

Photo by Mark Arron Smith on Pexels.com Todays continuation on the sharing of others' work theme involves an exceptional paper published by Heather Murphy-Lavoie of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Also published in "Optometry - Journal of the American Optometric Association" in 2010, It is linked in here and entitled: Hyperbaric… Continue reading Ophthalmology – HBOT and The Eyes

Cancer Therapy, Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Dementia, Diabetes, Diving, Healthcare, Hyperbaric Oxygen Technology, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Hypoxia, Mental Health, Neurology, Oncology, Problematic Wounds, Thermal Burns

Spreading The Word of Others

Photo by Mark Neal on Pexels.com What began as a few lines in a Facebook post to introduce a paper recently published in the US became a little long winded, so is better shared as a "snippet article". On occasion we take a break from writing and do some reading of what others have written.… Continue reading Spreading The Word of Others

Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Diabetes, emergency medicine, Healthcare, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Hypoxia

Hyperbaric Oxygen for Gas Gangrene

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Covered in some ways in the previous article https://cumbria-hyperbaric.org/2019/08/06/wound-healing/ today's discussion tightens the focus a little on the anti-bacterial and antibiotic properties of oxygen, specifically hyperbaric oxygenation. In the article on wound healing we discussed problematic wounds which are slow to heal or even do not heal at all. Some… Continue reading Hyperbaric Oxygen for Gas Gangrene

Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Diving, Healthcare, Hyperbaric Oxygen Technology, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Oxygen Tolerance – Part Three – Pulmonary Oxygen Toxicity & The Repex Method

Image by Michael Schwarzenberger from Pixabay  Following the first two installments of the toxicity discussion, we address the sometimes misunderstood and consequently overstated subject of pulmonary toxicity. This relates to the effect that long term oxygen breathing on a repetitive basis can have on the lungs. Being a fairly long article, and not all readers want all of… Continue reading Oxygen Tolerance – Part Three – Pulmonary Oxygen Toxicity & The Repex Method