Shirly had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 1995 and had tried all of the traditional treatment options, changing her diet, taking a hand-full of medications with side effects. She was faced with the news that she’d soon have to be in a wheelchair. Shirley came into Hampton Roads Hyperbaric struggling with speech and balance. After 40 sessions, Shirley could hold a conversation and was able to play golf and go on walks again!
HBOT decreases inflammation and stimulates the growth of new, healthy blood cells. Research suggests that neurological outcomes by increasing enzymes in the body that protect cells and prevent neuronal damage. In Parkinson’s patients, HBOT decreases depression, anxiety, and tremors.
Here’s Shirley’s Story: