Monthly Archives: October 2009

A common antibiotic for stroke?

Hyperbaric oxygen should be used far more often in stroke survivors than it is. Hyperbaric oxygen is safe-the patient is only exposed to oxygen for crying out loud!  Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for stroke may not reach the level of proof … Continue reading

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Stroke and Shingles

Atlanta Hyperbaric treats stroke patients regularly.  So, when I come across interesting new information about strokes, I’ll pass it along. Herpes zoster, or shingles, is a familiar disease that mostly occurs in the elderly, but not always.  In fact, I’ve … Continue reading

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Autism update

New information seems to be coming out daily about autism and Atlanta Hyperbaric has seen more referrals for hyperbaric oxygen treatment of autistic children this year than previously.  As a matter of fact, there may be more autistic children around … Continue reading

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Stroke in young women

The stroke patients we treat at Atlanta Hyperbaric are mostly over 65 and they seem to be about evenly divided between men and women.  Although men dominate among our younger stroke patients, we do see younger women with stroke.  Researchers … Continue reading

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