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Ulcerative Colitis and HBOT

Ulcerative colitis patients battle a quality of life impinging condition.  An inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis causes long-lasting inflammation and sores in the large intestine and accompanying areas of the digestive tract.  Ulcerative colitis robs sufferers from the norms of daily activity. Symptoms of the disease may include abdominal pain and cramping, rectal pain and urgency to defecate. 

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Ulcerative Colitis Patients Improve with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

The results of a recent randomized, double blind study involving hospitalized patients with acute ulcerative colitis treated with HBOT were presented at the 12th Congress of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization. Patients treated with HBOT along with steroids showed an improved clinical response compared to patients receiving steroids alone with sham treatment.  To read

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