Mild Hyperbaric oxygen therapy helps the body heal by giving the immune system a needed boost. Colds and viruses depress the immune system, which increases the chance of infection. When the cells responsible for protecting the body against infection encounter a bacterium, they require additional oxygen to fight off and kill the harmful agent. If the immune cells have insufficient oxygen to carry on the battle, bacteria quickly overwhelm the immune system and infection occurs. Hyperbaric therapy ensures that the immune system and its infection-fighting cells have the oxygen necessary to keep our bodies fit and healthy.
A course of therapy has many benefits: