This study published in the Journal of Neurotrauma found that 92% of veterans reported improvements in their affective ("general anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, and PTSD") and cognitive ("memory, working memory, attention, and FSIQ score") symptoms caused by blast-induced traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after 40 accelerated sessions of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT). In addition, 64% of veterans in the study reported discontinuing or
Good news for those suffering from traumatic brain injury (mTBI), concussions or loss of brain function from stroke - this article in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons explains the mechanism by which Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) can promote brain recovery through neurogeneration, even years after the brain injury. Specifically, HBOT "creates oxygen radicals, which stimulate healing mechanisms". It also "improves cerebral plasticity, allowing the repair of ch
Yesterday, President Obama gave the opening speech at the day-long summit on concussions in Washington, D.C. Nearly 250,000 kids and young adults visit hospital emergency rooms each year with brain injuries caused by sports or other recreational activity, the White House said. In his speech, Mr. Obama emphasized the need for greater protection in youth and amateur sports and highlighted the millions of dollars that have been pledged from the National Football League, the Nati
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