Hyperbaric chambers?

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by deliarose, Aug 31, 2005.

  1. deliarose

    deliarose New Member

    Has anyone tried using, or even bought, a hyperbaric chamber?
    I understand they can be helpful, but expensive. Wondering if they're worth the trade-off?
    Also, has anyone bought their own oxygen tank or mini-tank (like the ones mountaineers use)?
    Cheers
    Delia
  2. pepper

    pepper New Member

    I did 30 sessions in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber and it definitely did help me. I wish I could afford one because it is something that I need to use on a regular basis in order to retain the benefits.

    Pepper
  3. Jeanne-in-Canada

    Jeanne-in-Canada New Member

    They've made a big difference in me over time. I had to go on an oxygen tank once at Dr. Armstrong's, my env. doctor. I'd had a terrible allergy reaction when testing and went into meltdown, the oxygen was the only thing that brought me out of the reaction.

    I'd have to say, a small tank, would be quite a worthwhile investment, and one heck of a lot cheaper. Don't un derestimate the efficacy of deep breathing either, esp. if you do it outside w/ fresh air.


    Jeanne
  4. deliarose

    deliarose New Member

    do you know where u would find such an oxygen tank?
    Delia
  5. Jeanne-in-Canada

    Jeanne-in-Canada New Member

    Maybe medical supply store. Asthmatics can get a home oxygen machine by perscription.


    Jeanne