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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy of northern virginia is a subsidiary of internal medicine of northern virginia

1860 Town Center Drive
Suite G220
Reston, Virginia 20190

Voice: 703-709-1119
Fax: 703 709-7496

Samuel Shor, MD, FACP

www.HBOTNOVA.com

 

Dr. Shor - Internal Medicine of Northern VA

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Improvement in cognition/memory

Scholey AB, Moss MC, Neave N and Wsens K Cognitive Performance, Hyperoxia and Heart Rate Following Oxygen Adminstration in Healthy Young Adults Physiol Behav 1999 67(5): 783-9


“Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy has been used to treat patients with numerous disorders, including stroke. This treatment has been shown to decrease cerebral edema, normalize water content in the brain, decrease the severity of brain infarction, and maintain blood-brain barrier integrity. In addition, HBO therapy attenuates motor deficits, decreases the risks of sequelae, and prevents recurrent cerebral circulatory disorders, thereby leading to improved outcomes and survival. Hyperbaric oxygen also accelerates the regression of atherosclerotic lesions, promotes antioxidant defenses, and suppresses the proliferation of macrophages and foam cells in atherosclerotic lesions.

. In studies that investigated the effects of HBO therapy on the damaged brain, the treatment was found to inhibit neuronal death, arrest the progression of radiation-induced neurologic necrosis, improve blood flow in regions affected by chronic neurologic disease as well as aerobic metabolism in brain injury, and accelerate the resolution of clinical symptoms.”


Al-Waili NS, Butler GJ, Beale J, Abdullah MS, Hamilton RW, Lee BY, Lucus P, Allen MW, Petrillo RL, Carrey Z, Finkelstein M.  Hyperbaric oxygen in the treatment of patients with cerebral stroke, brain trauma, and neurologic disease.   Adv. Ther. 2005 Nov-Dec; 22(6):659-78.

 

1860 Town Center Drive I Suite G220 I Reston, Virginia 20190 I Voice: 703-709-1119 I Fax: 703 709-7496