Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Used in Treatment of Chronic Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease

Chronic Lyme disease, whether the result of a missed diagnosis or a recurring infection after active treatment (called "post-treatment Lyme disease), can go on for months or  even years. Some call Lyme disease "the great imitator" because its symptoms tend to mimic many other conditions.  According to WebMD, such symptoms can include  fatigue, joint pain, mental fog, tingling and numbness and can in some cases cause Bell's Palsy and heart dysrhythmias. Many physicians are treating their patients with chronic Lyme by including hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treatment protocol.  Television news recently chronicled and broadcasted one patients struggle and subsequent recovery when HBOT was added.  To read more (featured on  NBC affiliate WNDU16,) click on below:

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