In 1995, when I was 40 years old, I began to experience severe symptoms. I became bed-ridden, had no energy and could not sleep. I experienced short-term memory loss, had severe pains in my legs and arms, and my mind felt clouded—disoriented. For the first time in my life, I experienced horrible panic attacks.
I searched at length for a doctor who could diagnose my problem. I finally went to a specialist at UCLA who diagnosed that I had Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. He thought that I could be cured in 6 months.
Several years later, after trying many powerful drugs, I was no better and had gained 40 pounds, as a side-effect of the drugs.
In the year 2000, I went to another specialist who diagnosed me with Fibromyalgia. He prescribed a drug known as guaifenesin. Within about 2 weeks, there was a measurable change in my condition. The doctor told me that I would have “ups and downs,” and he was correct. Though there were some improvements, I didn’t regain my energy and still experienced terrible pains in my limbs, with which he said I would have to live.
In the meantime, my husband’s friends from Atlanta, Georgia, Jere and Dawn Hyland, came to visit and learned about my condition. They related their experience with a hyperbaric chamber that had an amazing record of helping the healing process of different people with a variety of ailments.
They graciously helped me get a hyperbaric chamber, and the results were amazing.
I am an asthmatic and initially I thought the chamber would cause me to become claustrophobic and trigger an asthma attack. But to my surprise, I had an overwhelming sense of wellness and peace in the chamber.
Within one week, my energy level shot up. The terrible pains in my arms and legs ceased. The brain fog and disorientation that I had experienced for 7 years left and my mind cleared. I had never thought I that I could be free of these depressing symptoms again.
Frankly, I now look forward to my times in “the chamber” everyday. It has become my place of peaceful meditation about the goodness of God.
I cannot recommend the hyperbaric chamber highly enough. I am convinced that it aids the body in repairing itself, in a way that nothing else does.
I will always be grateful to Jere and Dawn for making it possible for me to enter this amazing aid to health.
A 27 year old female, birth hypoxia, CP patient, whose feet had long ago been operated upon—several times—to relieve spasticity, to correct them and her gait (her only sign and symptom), began experimental hyperbaric sessions (1.3 ATA/ 21% oxygen/ 60 minutes daily) one and a half months ago, at the Hyperbaric Medicine Unit of the Maimonides University, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Two weeks ago she remarked that her workmates (she is a public attorney) and parents had noticed she was standing up straighter, and that her manner of walking was more “flexible” and less “hobbly”.
Today, with a big smile, and showing me the thick, oddly eroded soles of her special boots she said, “You know that I drag my feet in this special way. The edges of my nailed soles get worn down like this in no time. Well, my 20 day-old boots still have pristine soles. Have you noticed that I don’t drag my feet anymore?!”
So much for the effects of low pressure hyperbarics on long-standing spasticity. Best Regards,
Buenos Aires, Argentina