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Is prolozone therapy the same as ozone therapy?

Is prolozone therapy the same as ozone therapy?

NOt mainstream: Prolozone is” ozone” plus a proliferent agent, it is not in mainstream use but some early research with proliferent or “prolo' therapy was appearing promising in speeding up tissue injury recovery by inducing a surge of the cells that lay down new tissue. The process literally promotes inflamation in order to get an increase of these cells that produce new tissues along with scarring. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Tighe
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Ozone (Definition)

Ozone is a molecule composed of three oxygen atoms. These molecules make up the atmosphere. In the upper atmosphere, the ozone layer prevents damaging radiation from reaching the earth's surface. However, ozone in the lower atmosphere ...Read more


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What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy (hbot)?

What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy (hbot)?

O2 under pressure: The oxygen that you breath while under pressure in an hbo chamber is acting like a drug. There are a myriad of effects of this. The most important effect is to get oxygen to tissues that are failing because of a lack of oxygen. The pressure helps force o2 into the tissues where circulation may be poor. Also increased circulation of stem cells has been reported with hbo. ...Read more

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Who benefits in a hyperbaric oxygen therapy?

> 12 FDA approved : Indications. The committee on hyperbaric oxygen therapy of the undersea ; hyperbaric medicine recommends hyperbaric oxygen can be used for treatment of: decompression sickness, gas embolism (arterial), recalcitrant soft tissue infections ; osteomyelitis, gangrene, carbon monoxide poisoning, wounds or skin grafts/flaps that aren't healing w standard tx, crush injuries, thermal burns, delayed. ...Read more

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Is hyperbaric oxygen therapy effective for sports injuries?

Is hyperbaric oxygen therapy effective for sports injuries?

It might: It is a very expensive trreatment but its greatest benefit is treating spinal injury asap. Read my blog "oxygen, the spark of life" you can google. Oxygen is the very root of energy metabolism and a great deal of energy is required for healing. But, like everything else, it has to be dosed. Too much oxygen is as bad as too little. ...Read more

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Does ozone therapy help in treatment of pemphigus vulgaris?

Ozone: Ozone gas/oils topically in mouth may help healing. Ozone blood therapy may be part of the approach to help your immune system behave itself. To try to avoid drugs, you'd need an astute alt med doc / naturopathic doctor with great nutritional training and ozone training. Maybe someone like dr robert rowen. ...Read more

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Can medicaid pay for medical massage therapy under any circumstances?

Can medicaid pay for medical massage therapy under any circumstances?

Unlikely/rare: It depends on your state medicaid regulations. The only condition likely to get paid for that is for lymphedema treatment because treatment effects are objectively measurable. ...Read more

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Is hyperbaric oxygen therapy really used to treat autism or behavior disorders?

Yes but Wrong: Altho in use in different places, as often the case with these things , there is no evidence of any effectiveness of this therapy. And the dangers....Beware. ...Read more

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Does hyperbaric oxygen chamber therapy for chronic fatigue work well?

Does hyperbaric oxygen chamber therapy for chronic fatigue work well?

HBOT ; Chronic Fatig: One study "the efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the management of chronic fatigue syndrome was suggestive of improvements but it was a very small study. I don't know how scientifically vigorous it was. http://www.ncbi.nih.gov/pubmed/23682549. Currently chronic fatigue syndrome is not an approved indication for hbot. (committee on hyperbaric oxygen therapy of the undersea ; hyperbaric med. ...Read more

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Ozone therapy and physical therapy combined work for lumber bulged discs?

Ozone therapy and physical therapy combined work for lumber bulged discs?

there are indication: That many people have gotten excellent relief with ozone and accompanying that with physical therapy can be beneficial. Prolotherapy is also excellent to use and ozone offers additional benefits with prolotherapy. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org 4 information and to find a doctor. ...Read more

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Is biofeedback therapy effective for mental health issues?

Is biofeedback therapy effective for mental health issues?

Biofeedback: Is effective for many mental health issues as well as physiological disorders. It is used to treat anxiety, depression, adhd, alcohol & substance abuse, as well as headache, chronic pain, asthma, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, muscle weakness, incontinence, hypertension, and to teach optimal performance. For more information, go to www.Bcia.Org. ...Read more

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Polymyosotis would cannabis therapy help?

Polymyosotis would cannabis therapy help?

Comments: It appears that you are taking appropriate medications for your inflammatory muscle disease. Medical marijuana might relax you or even distract you, but would have NO appreciable therapeutic effect otherwise on your muscle disease. Would contact your treating doctor directly prior to engaging in cannabis. ...Read more

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What treatments can be helped by hyperbaric oxygen therapy?

What treatments can be helped by hyperbaric oxygen therapy?

HBOT: The committee on hyperbaric oxygen therapy of the undersea ; hyperbaric medicine recommends hyperbaric oxygen can be used for treatment of: decompression sickness, gas embolism (arterial), recalcitrant soft tissue infections ; osteomyelitis, gangrene, carbon monoxide poisoning, wounds or skin grafts/flaps that aren't healing w standard tx, crush injuries, thermal burns, delayed radiation injuries, . ...Read more

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Ozone therapy ok for the treatment of dental caries?

Ozone therapy ok for the treatment of dental caries?

Maybe: There is some recent evidence that for limited caries(not deeply fissured) ozone therapy may be as effective as more conventional therapy. Experience with this still seems to be limited. ...Read more

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Can photodynamic therapy really work?

Can photodynamic therapy really work?

Depends what for: Photodynamic therapy (pdt) uses a drug, called a photosensitizer, and a light to kill cancer cells. Depending on the type of cancer, the drug is applied to the surface of the skin or injected. It can be used for certain cancers of the skin, esophagus, and lung. Studies are being done looking at the use of pdt for cancers of the head and neck, brain, and gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more

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What is ozone therapy?

A gimmic: Ozone "therapy" is a non-scientific expensive treatment based on a theory that increasing oxygen in tissues will cure disease. It is just a money-making scam. Ozone and higher than normal oxygen levels in tissues is actually toxic in many cases. There are only very limited indications for hyperbaric o2 such as divers' bends and gas gangrene. ...Read more

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What is ozone therapy?

A gimmic: Ozone "therapy" is a non-scientific expensive treatment based on a theory that increasing oxygen in tissues will cure disease. It is just a money-making scam. Ozone and higher than normal oxygen levels in tissues is actually toxic in many cases. There are only very limited indications for hyperbaric o2 such as divers' bends and gas gangrene. ...Read more

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How does ozone therapy work?

Ozone therapy: Ozone is a highly reactive form of oxygen with three molecules. Use of ozone for therapeutic reasons is thought to stimulate oxidative metabolism and therefore stimulate natural healing response. ...Read more

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What do you think of ozone therapy?

Limited use: There are some specific illnesses where it's evidence-based, for example diabetic gangrene. If you are offered this for cancer or HIV, be aware there's not a single good scientific paper to support its use. If you are interested in this stuff, get with an evidence-based holist in your community. ...Read more

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What is the benefit of using ozone therapy?

What is the benefit of using ozone therapy?

Let me explain: Ozone is three oxygen atoms in a molecule. Ozone therapy is a form of alternative medicine treatment that purports to increase the amount of oxygen to the body through the introduction of ozone into the body. Treatment of external wounds. Dental medicine and others. ...Read more

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Is prolozone therapy the same as ozone therapy?

NOt mainstream: Prolozone is” ozone” plus a proliferent agent, it is not in mainstream use but some early research with proliferent or “prolo' therapy was appearing promising in speeding up tissue injury recovery by inducing a surge of the cells that lay down new tissue. The process literally promotes inflamation in order to get an increase of these cells that produce new tissues along with scarring. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is ozone therapy, how does it work on all the ailments?

Ozone: Ozone works on 3 basic levels. At higher concentrations it kills all types of bacteria, fungus, and virus. It even oxodizes the shells of these pathogens reducing damage by their left over dead pieces. At lower concentrations ozone promotes healing by enhancing immune function and increasing oxygen release in the area. If you kill the bugs and get oxygen to the area often people will heal. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in the disc and he has suggested us ozonucleolysis (ozone therapy) is it safe?

Ozone therapy contro: It is unconventional and very controversial therapy. I do not recommend it to anyone as it has NO proof that it helps to treat any disease. Safety, I do not know about it. ...Read more

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What is it like to have oxygen or ozone therapy can you tell me what exactly they are and how effective it is?

Go to a real doctor: Ozone therapy has a lot of controversy, so I would stay away from it. Oxygen therapy is only useful to very sick people with bad lings, unless you are talking about Hyperbaric Oxygen which does have some uses. ...Read more

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Ozone therapy and physical therapy combined work for lumber bulged discs?

there are indication: That many people have gotten excellent relief with ozone and accompanying that with physical therapy can be beneficial. Prolotherapy is also excellent to use and ozone offers additional benefits with prolotherapy. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org 4 information and to find a doctor. ...Read more

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Does hydrogen peroxide and ozone therapy helps in curing cancer ?

May help: It is well known that tumors grow by a process of glycolysis wherein anaerobic metabolism controls proliferation of the cells (Warburg). Drugs decreasing blood supply to growing tumors essentially do not damage the cell. To accomplish that a patient is treated in a hyperbaric chamber where increase in O2 can destroy tumor. The same holds true for use of ozone therapy or hydrogen peroxide. ...Read more

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Ozone therapy for the treatment of bad skin?

Ozone therapy for the treatment of bad skin?

Doubtful: I have not seen any scientific validity for ozone therapy. I would make an appointment with a dermatologist in your area to find the cause of your"bad skin", who can hopefully offer some valid remedies. I hope this helps. Lana long, M.D. ...Read more

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Does ozone therapy help in treatment of pemphigus vulgaris?

Ozone: Ozone gas/oils topically in mouth may help healing. Ozone blood therapy may be part of the approach to help your immune system behave itself. To try to avoid drugs, you'd need an astute alt med doc / naturopathic doctor with great nutritional training and ozone training. Maybe someone like dr robert rowen. ...Read more

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Ozone therapy ok for the treatment of dental caries?

Maybe: There is some recent evidence that for limited caries(not deeply fissured) ozone therapy may be as effective as more conventional therapy. Experience with this still seems to be limited. ...Read more

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I have a family history of skin cancer. Is it safe for me to get ozone acne therapy when I get facials? I had it done recently and it worked wonders. However, I read afterwards that ozone is a toxic substance...?

I have a family history of skin cancer. Is it safe for me to get ozone acne therapy when I get facials? I had it done recently and it worked wonders. However, I read afterwards that ozone is a toxic substance...?

Ozone is a toxic: substance but only if you're breathing it. Most ozone is literally in the stratosphere, 6-10 miles above the Earth. You need not worry as long as the therapist knows what s/he is doing. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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What are the medical benefits to massage therapy?

What are the medical benefits to massage therapy?

Many: First, massage increases circulation, allowing therapeutic blood and lymph flow to occur. It relaxes injured and tense muscles. It reduces spasms and cramping. It makes joints more pliable and increases range of motion. Finally, massage helps the body release endorphins which are the body's natural painkillers. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the medical therapy of hernia?

I want to know what's the medical therapy of hernia?

Depends on location: But if you are talking about inguinal hernias, there is no medical treatment. Hernia truss is only a temporizing measure at best. If inguinal hernia is symptomatic, surgical repair is only solution. Consult a surgeon for specific advice in your case. ...Read more