Monthly Archives: December 2009

Meridia and stroke

Losing weight is really easy–just look at all those authors who’ve gone broke writing  diet books.  Wait a minute; I got that twisted around.  Losing weight is tough and quite a few folks have become celebrities through their diet books.  … Continue reading

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Increased frequency of autism confirmed

This year saw the publication of the most important study of autism and hyperbaric oxygen therapy in my memory, namely, Dr. Rossignol’s double-blind study, which reported that the patients treated with hyperbaric oxygen showed decisive improvements in language, social interactions … Continue reading

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A new idea about multiple sclerosis

The use of hyperbaric oxygen for treatment of multiple sclerosis has a long but questionable history.  I don’t even recall the last time someone called us at Atlanta Hyperbaric to inquire about hyperbaric oxygen treatment of multiple sclerosis and I … Continue reading

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Hope for cluster headache

I want to bring a new report to cluster headache sufferers.  As the name implies, these patients have severe headaches during a period of weeks to months followed by headache-free remissions that last for weeks to months and even years. … Continue reading

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The stroke belt

Atlanta Hyperbaric sits right in the middle of the stroke belt.  I’ve mentioned before that stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States.  About half a million people have strokes every year and about 150,000 die … Continue reading

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