Category Archives: autism

Oxytocin treatment of autism

Don’t just glance at the title and then ask, “Is he off his rocker?”  “What’s in the water cooler at Atlanta Hyperbaric?”  No, I said oxytocin, not OxyContin®.  The first is a hormone, sold under the trade name of Pitocin®, … Continue reading

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Lyme disease, Autism update

Another week in the books at Atlanta Hyperbaric and two interesting things happened: First, an article came out on maternal age and autism and second, a patient was referred with chronic Lyme disease.  We, of course, treat autism and keep … Continue reading

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The autism blowup at The Lancet

Earlier this week, The Lancet, the prestigious British medical journal, published the following short retraction: It doesn’t get any more serious in the world of science.  Ordinarily,  a scientist who realizes an error in one of his published papers simply … Continue reading

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Autism clusters

Atlanta Hyperbaric treats children with autism so we like to report about new studies of this disorder.  It has long been suspected that perinatal exposure to a toxin is involved.  Thimerosol in childhood vaccines, for example, has received widespread attention … 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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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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Welcome to the Atlanta Hyperbaric blog

I will be posting commentary on different aspects of hyperbaric medicine, especially about the use of hyperbaric oxygen to treat neurologic injury and disease. But, any medical issue I find interesting in hyperbaric medicine will probably find its way into … Continue reading

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