Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, or HBOT, has been used for centuries to treat a wide range of conditions, from decompression sickness to nervous system disorders.1 Despite its powerful benefits, HBOT is still relatively unknown.
When you live with a chronic illness, there is a sense of estrangement. Every step is a struggle. Everyone else seems to go about their lives effortlessly, while you have a keen awareness that your body isn’t working the way it should.
Insurance companies are not in charge of our health decisions, but sometimes we feel like they are. The insurance-limited medical care mindset makes the sacred, doctor-patient relationship feel like a transactional office visit, with insurance codes and medication only treatment that is either suppressing symptoms or causing more harm.