Managing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome With Hyperbaric Therapy
Chronic fatigue has become increasingly popular in our modern-day society. Generally, hyperbaric oxygen helps heal the underlying cause of chronic fatigue syndrome from the inside out.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), or simply hyperbaric chamber therapy, is a medical treatment commonly used to help improve the natural healing processes in the body.
Historically, the application of hyperbaric oxygen therapy was introduced in the U.S. back in the early 1900s. It was later used to treat symptoms of decompression sickness, which is a hazard of scuba diving. As of now, HBOT can be prescribed and supervised medically by various institutions.
What Is Chronic Fatigue?
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a long-term ailment with many different symptoms. Extreme tiredness is the most common symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome. This illness can affect anyone, even children.
The primary symptom of chronic fatigue is feeling generally unwell and very tired. People might also have other symptoms, such as:
· Muscle or joint pain
· sleep difficulties
· A sore throat
· Flu-like symptoms
· Problems thinking, concentrating, or remembering
· Fast or irregular heartbeats
· Feeling dizzy or ill
Most people realize that overexerting tends to worsen their symptoms. The seriousness of symptoms may vary from one day to another, or even within a given day. Since there’s no specific test when it comes to chronic fatigue, it’s diagnosed depending on the symptoms and by excluding other conditions that might be causing symptoms.
It’s not known exactly what brings about chronic fatigue, but there are a few theories for this. For instance, it could be caused by an infection, or some factors might make you more prone to develop the condition. These factors may include:
· Bacterial infections, e.g., pneumonia
· Viral infections, e.g., glandular fever
· A hormone imbalance
· Issues with the immune system
· Your genes
· Mental health issues, such as emotional trauma and stress
How Does Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) Work?
One method of hyperbaric oxygen therapy entails a patient receiving the treatment in a tube-like chamber. Since some tubes are created by clear acrylic, they allow patients to see out of that chamber. As such, this transparency may do away with some of the possible anxiety a patient might have of feeling trapped within the tube.
During this form of therapy, a person is asked to lie down in the confined chamber and then breathe the air within the tube while the pressure is slowly increased.
There is also another mode of treatment that involves a multiperson hyperbaric oxygen room. In this scenario, oxygen is usually delivered through a lightweight clear hood or a mask that is placed over the patient’s head. A person can lie down or sit in a lounge chair— and there is no chamber or tube with this method.
Typically, treatment sessions could last up to two hours. And the number of treatments a patient is prescribed relies on the condition that this therapy is being used to treat.
At Hyperbaric Chamber Therapy, their new Hyperbaric Chamber offers several advantages to their patients. The Hyperbaric Chamber is specially designed to help speed up recovery and lower recovery times so that patients can feel like themselves soon after their surgical procedure.
Patients who include HBOT in their surgical procedure experience Lowered Pain and Swelling, Minimization Of Scars, Enhanced Collagen Production, and Accelerated Healing enabling them to return to their usual activities and life sooner.
This treatment method has been used for a wide range of medical disorders and injuries that gain through the enhanced oxygen level in the tissues. HBOT can be used as a stand-alone treatment or a process that can enhance the action of the medicine, e.g., antibiotics.
When it comes to chronic fatigue patients, hyperbaric oxygen reduces the seriousness of symptoms and enhances their overall quality. It’s believed that it may be a new treatment modality for coping with chronic fatigue.
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At Hyperbaric Chamber Therapy, they have an experienced clinical team that’s always available to respond to any questions you might have regarding Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and their facilities.
They believe that their clients deserve the best. They aim at achieving patient success via innovative, personalized, and compassionate care that improves a patient’s healing potential.
Call their office today at (702) 476-4356 to Get Started with HBOT. Learn how it could help you accelerate healing and get optimal health!