Case Study Finds HBOT Helpful in Depressive Symptoms Associated with Parkinson’s Disease

A recent case study published in the medical journal, “Medicine,” reported on the markedly positive effects of treatment with hyperbaric oxygen therapy for symptoms of depression.  The study focused on a patient suffering with Parkinson’s disease who refused drug intervention with antidepressants.  Psychiatric symptoms accompanying Parkinson’s disease can exacerbate and worsen the neuromotor symptoms of the condition, decreasing the quality of life for the patient and increasing the burden of the caretaker.  HBOT was documented to be a viable and well tolerated treatment.  To read more, click here:  Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease with Severe Depression and Anxiety:  A Case Report.

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