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Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome effectively treated with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy.

Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2022    |    PP. 1-15    |PDF (364 K)|    Pub. Date: January 5, 2022
DOI: 10.54647/cm32515    13 Downloads     283 Views  

Author(s)
Emily L. Perreault, ARNP, MSN Progressive Rehabilitation Medicine, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402
Francesca Arese Lucini, Phd Lead Researcher at WAVi Co. 3535 So Irving St. Englewood, CO 80101
Sunny Kim, MD Progressive Rehabilitation Medicine, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402

Abstract
In this case study we will present the case of a 27-year-old patient that requested Hyperbaric Oxygen treatment (HBOT) to improve his cognitive performance. After a couple of years of poor general wellbeing, brain fog and fatigue the patient underwent approximately 20 hours of HBOT at the end of which he reported a significant improvement in his mental performance, vitality and social functioning. The effect of HBOT therapy has been validated through EEG test and retest scans that show an overall improvement of both the P300 measures and the EEG spectrum analysis. Subjective data on his perceived health was obtained by SF-36 pre and post treatment which revealed significant improvements in the majority of the markers. These changes of qEEG metrics and quality of life measures suggest that HBOT could be an effective treatment for general cognitive impairment, and we therefore suggest further research should be warranted and more data collected.

Keywords
HBOT, hyperbaric oxygen, EEG spectrum analysis, SF-36, cognitive impairment

Cite this paper
Emily L. Perreault, Francesca Arese Lucini, Sunny Kim, Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome effectively treated with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy., SCIREA Journal of Clinical Medicine. Vol. 7 , No. 1 , 2022 , pp. 1 - 15 . https://doi.org/10.54647/cm32515

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