Category: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

The Connection Between Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Mitochondrial Health and Our Brain

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)  is one out of the many therapies we utilize at Carolina Functional Neurology Center. It can be used for a lot of reasons and the dosage of hyperbarics varies person by person. A question we receive often is how does hyperbaric oxygen therapy work? Why is it beneficial for me? HBOT…
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Case Study: POTS & EDS

Introduction A 19 year-old  female was diagnosed with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS). Patient had been wheelchair bound for nearly 3 years due to severe joint pain, vertigo and dizziness making her unable to walk without falling. Her chief complaints were chronic vertigo, dizziness, fatigue, brain fog, lightheadedness and nausea.…
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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: Benefits for Long COVID Patients

By now, most of us have read about the long-term effects that COVID-19 is having on some of the population. This is being called “Long COVID.” The long-term effects can almost all be categorized under the umbrella term “dysautonomia,” or the dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system. As functional neurologists, we have known for a…
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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Benefits

Why do I need more oxygen? Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) allows patients to utilize the most important nutrient our bodies need for daily function and healing – oxygen. Under pressure, our bodies can dissolve oxygen into the plasma of our blood in order to transport significantly more oxygen to our bodily tissues (brain, organs, muscles,…
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