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Controlled Evaluation of the Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on the Behavior of 16 Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 21 Apr 2011 2:00am Hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) has become a big topic in the world of CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) and autism. An upcoming parent convention with a focus on CAM is even sponsored by an HBOT company. A few papers have come out, without much clear evidence of benefit. A recent paper looks again at HBOT. This paper has a ... Read on »
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Ineffective Treatment for Children with Autism by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 10:01pm Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) has grown in popularity over the last few years. This growth has occurred without any evidence that HBOT is at all beneficial. A recent study, published in the journal Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders entitled Randomized trial of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for children with autism, explores this questi ... Read on »
Controversial issues in hyperbaric oxygen therapy: a European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine Workshop by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 19 Aug 2011 3:51pm After writing the post on the University of California HBOT paper ( Brief Report: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Trial ) this new abstract came out: Controversial issues in hyperbaric oxygen therapy: a European Committee for Hyperbaric Medicine Workshop. It covers a discussion of ap ... Read on »
Brief Report: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Trial by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 18 Aug 2011 6:28pm Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a popular offering in the alternative medical community. It is a therapy that has proven and approved uses (most notably treatment for decompression sickness or carbon monoxide poisoning). It has been proposed as a therapy for autism, and there is already a mixed body of literature on the subject, most wi ... Read on »
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: Don't Be Misled by FDA Posted Wed 21 Aug 2013 9:00am No, hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) has not been clinically proven to cure or be effective in the treatment of cancer, autism, or diabetes. But do a quick search on the Internet, and you'll see all kinds of claims for these and other diseases for which the device has not been cleared or approved by FDA. ... Read on »
Can Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Treat Severe Addiction? by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jul 2010 1:56am Hyoerbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) has had a controversial history.  The use of high-pressure oxygen in specialized environmental tanks has been invaluable in treating pathological conditions such as decompression sickness, air embolisms, gas gangrene, and carbon monoxide poisoning.  Despite this success, use of HBOT in treating more unconven ... Read on »
CARD Study Finds Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Ineffective Treatment for Children with Autism by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Sat 07 Nov 2009 10:00pm CARD, the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc., has conducted a double-blind placebo-controlled trial which found that HBOT, consisting of 24% oxygen delivered at 1.3 atmospheres of pressure, does not have a significant effect on symptoms of autism. The study is summarized on the CARD blog. autism Read on »
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Autism Study by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:31am The image above is that of a Hyperbaric Chamber found on the Hyperbaric Medicine Center's web site which provides a description of HBO Treatment: The treatments are non-invasive (no needles or pills are involved), and painless. A patient undergoing treatment spends a prescribed amount of time sitting comfortably in a very ... Read on »
Obituary: Richard Neubauer, MD., the Father of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for the Brain by Julia S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 4:44pm Sent to me by Dr. Neubauer's daughter, Ginger, who is also my good friend. This obituary will be followed by links to Dr. Neubauer's sites, his books, a few of the many books and articles featuring him, and the guest book from the Sun Sentinel, Dr. Neubauer's local Florida newspaper. Richard A. Neubauer, M.D., Pioneer in the Use of Hyperbari ... Read on »
The Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on Oxidative Stress, by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:34pm The Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, and Symptoms in Children with Autism: an Open-Label Pilot Study Daniel A Rossignol, Lanier W Rossignol1, S Jill James, Stepan Melnyk and Elizabeth Mumper International Child Development Resource Center, University of Arkansas for Medica ... Read on »