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Hyperbaric Therapy for Drug Addiction
There is painfully little research done on the effects of using hyperbaric therapy to combat drug addiction, but we feel it has the potential to be one of the most effective ways to help a person come down from any type of drug addiction. One research study conducted in 2016 found that one hour of hyperbaric therapy greatly reduced the withdrawal symptoms in mice who were given morphine for several days. While they did not test to see if the morphine levels dropped faster in the therapy mice than the control, there are many accounts of this being the case. We are hoping to see more research in this area as the United States continues to combat a growing opioid addiction epidemic. HBOT could be a very safe and non-invasive way to help people recover and live their best lives. To read the study about HBOT and Morphine, check out: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5018463/
Please Note: No medical claims are being made by New Leaf Hyperbarics, their Subsidiaries and Franchisees beyond the hyperbaric chambers intended use. The FDA 510(k) approved intended use is, “to provide mild hyperbaria for the treatment of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) and its associated mild symptoms”. A prescription is required for any chamber rentals and purchases.