The Oxygen Revolution, Third Edition: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT): The Definitive Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) & Other Disorders

The Oxygen Revolution, Third Edition: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT): The Definitive Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) & Other Disorders

by Paul G. Harch M.D., Virginia McCullough

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ISBN-13: 9781578266289
Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
Publication date: 06/21/2016
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 956,148
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Paul G. Harch, M.D. is a hyperbaric medicine, diving, and emergency medicine physician and Diplomate of the American Board of Hyperbaric Medicine. The first President of the International Hyperbaric Medical Association and a semi-finalist for the National Institutes of Health Director’s Pioneer Award, he has seen the positive effects of HBOT firsthand through the treatment of family members with stroke, dementia, and learning disability. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Director of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine’s Hyperbaric Medicine Department, Dr. Harch currently divides his time between international consulting, lecturing, and his practice and research in the New Orleans area. Visit him at
Virginia McCullough is the author of many books. Visit her on Facebook and at

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Table of Contents

Introduction xvii

Author's Preface xxi

Part I What Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy? 1

Chapter 1 Why You Should Be Aware of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy 3

Chapter 2 Oxygen Deprivation and the Body's Inflammatory Reaction 29

Chapter 3 The Current Uses for HBOT 45

Part II Conditions that Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Can Help 65

Chapter 4 Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Other Medical Emergencies 67

Chapter 5 Birth Injuries and Cerebral Palsy 99

Chapter 6 Strokes 117

Chapter 7 Autism 131

Chapter 8 Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Other Neurological Diseases 141

Chapter 9 Diabetes and Cardiac Disease 161

Chapter 10 Joint Replacement, Arthritis, and Bone Remodeling 169

Chapter 11 Aids, Asthma, Alcohol Abuse, and Other Uses for HBOT 181

Chapter 12 HBOT: An Anti-Aging Tool 199

Part III How You Can Take Advantage of HBOT 219

Chapter 13 The Treatment Experience and Costs 221

Chapter 14 Roadblocks and Gateways to the Future 239

Conclusion When is HBOT Right for Me or My Loved One? 263

Appendix A Making-And Changing-Health Care Policy 271

Appendix B More About Spect 277

Glossary 279

Resources 285

Special Needs Resources 289

References 291

Index 297

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