What is mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?
WHY MILD HYPERBARIC THERAPY
Everybody is looking at ways of improving their performance and seeing the results of their efforts faster.
Hyperbarics are a way of boosting general wellness by increasing the efficiency of oxygen uptake in the body.
Hyperbaric wellness is becoming a mainstream solution, both thanks to endorsements from world-class athletes and as more clinics, sports clubs, and wellness centres adopt hyperbaric as a center piece of their sustainable wellness practice.
Hyperbaric Therapy has been used for over 300 years and is supported by many studies.
General wellness benefits include:
- Improved energy levels
- Better recovery time
- Increased motivation.
WHAT IS HYPERBARIC CHAMBER THERAPY
Hyperbaric chambers create a sealed environment in which users are exposed to higher concentrations of oxygen, at a slightly higher atmospheric pressure.
The more oxygen your body can absorb, the better your body and brain work, and the better you feel.
AirPod hyperbaric chambers compress room air to around 1.3 times normal atmospheric pressure equivalent to 3m under water.
This is known as mild hyperbaric therapy and is generally safe for regular use with no known complications.
AirPod chambers are designed to promote wellness, not to be used as medical devices to treat any particular condition.
At normal atmospheric pressure, our bloodstream is 97% saturated with oxygen, with each of our red blood cells carrying four oxygen molecules.
Under pressure, the oxygen molecules are compressed, making them small enough to get into and saturate the blood plasma as well.
This increases our oxygen saturation level and enables oxygen to reach more parts of the body, in greater quantities.
Increased oxygen means:
- Increase energy levels
- Decrease inflammation and swelling
- Help the body to clear toxins and increase the ability of the body to fight infection
WHY AIRPOD HYPERBARIC OXYGEN AND HYDROGEN THERAPY
The AirPod is a safe, non-medical wellness device that delivers up to a 35% increase in oxygen delivered under three pressure settings of 1.1, 1.2, and 1.35 ATA.
Under these increased pressure settings, your lungs can gather more oxygen than at normal air pressure, and the oxygen is dissolved into the blood plasma.
This results in higher amounts of oxygen being delivered to the body.
Importantly, as the oxygen is dissolved into the blood plasma, and delivered through the body under pressure, it is therefore possible to penetrate further into the body reaching areas that may be affected by hypoxia.
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