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Hyperbaric Oxygen for Infertility

Hyperbaric Oxygen for Infertility

Infertility is a common problem that affects many couples trying to conceive. In the United States, 35% t0 50% of couples experience infertility issues and another 12% of women will have trouble carrying a pregnancy to term. 

While there are various medical treatments available, some couples may want to explore alternative options such as hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT).

HBOT is a medical treatment where patients are exposed to high levels of oxygen in a pressurized chamber. This can help improve the amount of oxygen in the blood and stimulate the body's healing processes and promotes the bodies ability to grow new blood vessels, an important aspect of successful embryo implantation.

HBOT increases the ability of an implanted embryo to implant with only a few sessions

Studies have shown that HBOT can be an effective treatment for infertility. One study published in the journal Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology found that women who underwent HBOT had higher pregnancy rates compared to those who did not receive the treatment.

Another study published in the journal Fertility and Sterility showed that HBOT improved the quality of sperm in men with low sperm counts. The treatment also increased the number of healthy sperm, leading to higher pregnancy rates.

In addition to improving fertility, HBOT has also been found to have other benefits for those experiencing infertility. It can reduce inflammation, improve circulation, and enhance the growth of new blood vessels. These factors can all improve the chances of successful pregnancy.

While HBOT is a promising treatment for infertility, it is important to consult with a medical professional before undergoing the therapy. HBOT is not recommended for pregnant women, people with certain medical conditions, or those taking certain medications.

Overall, hyperbaric oxygen therapy shows promise as a treatment for infertility. Couples struggling to conceive may want to consider discussing this option with their doctor.


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