COVID-19 has created a unique challenge for our healthcare system and has changed the landscape in which we live our daily lives forever. Have you not felt the same since contracting COVID-19? You are not alone. Lingering symptoms include fatigue, brain fog, shortness of breath, migraines, and more.
Many people suffer from these lingering symptoms of this relentless virus. The National Institutes of Health refer to long-term COVID-19 symptoms as PASC, which stands for post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2. More common terms are post-COVID syndrome, long COVID or long-term COVID. People living with post-COVID syndrome are sometimes known as “long haulers.”
We know that COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that wreaks havoc on the lungs. The power behind HBOT is delivering oxygen under pressure. How can HBOT help Long COVID symptoms? The pressure delivers an abundance of oxygen to organs, tissues and cells. The cells can now increase their ATP or energy output. This results in a host of changes such as decreased inflammation, metabolic and immune modulation that supports healing of the cells and tissues. A few of the symptoms HBOT can help relieve include:
- Tiredness or fatigue
- Difficulty thinking or concentrating, sometimes known as brain fog
- Respiratory issues
- Pins and needles feelings
- Joint or muscle pains
- Sleep problems
Do you or a loved one suffer from long haul COVID? Call our office to learn more about Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy 609.512.1468.