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James Neubrander to author this section is pending] [Example: This definition is now popularly defined as the inhalation of varying degrees of oxygen at greater than 1 atmosphere absolute ATA in a pressurized chamber. You will hear many terms used interchangeably by lay people and professionals alike: However, the most common way the term is used by the autism community is to just say "HBOT".
Then most parents will state what they are doing, e. However, as history has shown repeatedly throughout the years, convention is only convention until challenged, proven wrong, and then changed. Such is the case with HBOT and autism. Based on the published studies by Dr.
Rossignol, the early work of Dr. Kartzinel, and the tremendous number of children that have been treated by physicians such as Dr.
Stoller and myself, and a growing number of other physicians who are now using HBOT routinely in their offices, there remains no doubt that HBOT works and that it works well for children with autism. The reason I recommend HBOT for all my patients is because there is scientific evidence that pressure, independent of the concentration of oxygen, decreases inflammation and that any concentration of oxygen under any increased amount of pressure will allow more oxygen to dissolve into the extracellular fluids of the body: Fortunately such evidence does exist, the body of which continues to accumulate, and the mechanisms of action by which HBOT may work for children with autism, as described below, may already be outdated by the time you read this.
A few of the multiple mechanisms demonstrating how HBOT may work for children with autism was originally and thoroughly researched over many months time by Dr. These mechanisms are shown below along with a couple others that have been suggested They include: Angioneogenesis from the addition of oxygen: The growth of new blood vessels has been shown to occur from soft chambers as well as from hard, and is a process that may continue to increase subsequent to discontinuing therapy for a period of time after oxygen loading.
Though it has been stated often on the internet boards that angioneogenesis does not occur unless pressures are 1. Efrain Olszewer has pre- and post-angiograms documenting collateral circulation beginning as early as ten to twenty hours after initiating hyperbaric therapy for cerebral vascular disease and peripheral arteriosclerosis at pressures lower than 1.
The small amount of increased oxygen that is needed by the cells to improve their function does not necessarily require new blood vessel formation to be accomplished because with HBOT free oxygen molecules are dissolved directly into the cerebrospinal fluid Therefore these cells are no longer dependent on increased oxygen delivery from increased blood vessel formation that secondarily delivers a greater oxygen load because it carries more hemoglobin.
Angioneogenesis from the removal of oxygen: At times it may actually be the sudden removal of higher than normal oxygen concentrations that the body has adapted to rather than the higher levels of oxygen itself that may stimulate angioneogenesis There are reports that the new vessel formation in the retinas of premature infants who were on high doses of oxygen was stimulated by the rapid removal of oxygen and not from the oxygen itself.
Increases in blood flow independent of new blood vessel formation, not only due to the competing mechanisms of vasodilation and vasoconstriction, but also due to decreasing the inflammation that secondarily constricts blood vessel lumens in a closed spac. Because inflammation is accompanied by swelling, tissue expansion or compression will occur.
Therefore, whenever inflammation brings more fluid to a region of the body that is comprised of solid tissue and hollow blood vessels, the first thing to happen is that the hollow blood vessel lumens will be compressed and deliver fewer red cells carrying oxygen to the area.
Once inflammation is reduced the secondary vascular narrowing is improved allowing increasing amounts of red blood cells carrying oxygen to reach the hypoxic areas and SPECT scans will once again "light up" turning from blue to yellow.
SPECT scans demonstrate the relative amount of blood that is able to reach the different areas in the brain. Color coding allows easy visualization of what is occurring with blue areas representing little blood flow and yellow areas indicating normal blood flow.
Decreasing levels of inflammatory biochemicals: Recent studies have demonstrated that children with autism frequently have neuro-inflammatory and gastrointestinal inflammatory conditions occurring. Multiple studies demonstrate the beneficial effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in inflammatory conditions.
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