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Advanced Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

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Catherine

Hi everyone,

 

Has anyone experienced Advanced Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy? I'm always on the look out for different therapies and I understand some MS centres offer this. I would be interested to hear your thoughts.

Many thanks,

Catherine

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Stumbler

@Catherine  , I tried it for at least a couple of years. I don't think it did much for me, apart from the social side.

 

But, there again, some people swear by it. So, give it a go, although you do need some intensive sessions first, to get your saturation levels up.

 

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John aka Stumbler (as I do fall over!)

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Catherine

Thank you very much! There's a place close to where I live that offer it for £40 a go, so might give it a try. 

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@Catherine  , wow, £40 a session. That's a bit steep!

 

The intensive sessions needed to increase your saturation levels are three times a week for six? weeks. Then weekly "top-up"s are suggested as a maintenance session to retain the levels.

 

That is going to work out very expensive.

 

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John aka Stumbler (as I do fall over!)

Illegitimi non carborundum

 

"Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming... "Wow! What a ride!"

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Catherine

Oh yes, you are right! I thought it was reasonable because I saw the same thing available in a fancy clinic in London for over a £100 a session. Might need to rethink or have a lottery win!

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@Catherine  , look up your nearest MS Treatment Centre. These places are run as charities and ask for a "contribution" towards the cost of a session.

 

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MS National Therapy Centres (MSNTC) is a charity providing support to people living with Multiple Sclerosis in the UK. Find an MS therapy centre near you.

 

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John aka Stumbler (as I do fall over!)

Illegitimi non carborundum

 

"Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming... "Wow! What a ride!"

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Catherine

Thank you, I thought this but my nearest one is 20 miles away. Just a bit too far for me to manage. 

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Shirl

Hello Catherine

 

I am so glad you've had a chat with @Stumbler about this as I am nervous of the topic. I've also been unwell and rather neglectful of the board. It will be interesting to hear how you get on.  I guess research, questions and taking advice from the experts are the only pieces of advice I can offer.

 

I do hope you get some benefit and feel much better afterwards.

 

Take care.



Shirley  "one day at a time" - it's all anyone can do"

 

This year, my husband is raising funds for MS Trust with a 
Pete's No Beard Or Hair Cuts 2019 (Colour in December) Challenge for MS Trust

Thank you all

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