Ozone therapy is the use of medical grade ozone, a highly reactive form of pure oxygen, to create a curative response in the body. The body has the potential to renew and regenerate itself. When it becomes sick it is because this potential has been blocked. The reactive properties of ozone stimulate the body to remove many of these impediments thus allowing the body to do what it does best – heal itself.
The History of Ozone Therapy
Ozone therapy has been utilized and extensively studied for many decades altogether. Its effects are proven, consistent, and with minimal side effects. Medical O3, used to disinfect and treat disease, has been around for over 150 years.
Used to treat infections, wounds and multiple diseases, O3‘s effectiveness has been well-documented. It has been used to disinfect drinking water before the turn of the last century. Ozone was known to treat as many as 114 diseases. Ozone therapy has been in use since the 1800s and in 1896 the genius Nikola Tesla patented the first O3 generator in the US, later forming the “Tesla Ozone Company.” During the first world war (1914-18) doctors familiar with O3‘s antibacterial properties, and with few other medical resources available to them applied it topically to infected wounds and discovered O3 not only remedied infection, but also had hemodynamic and anti-inflammatory properties.
How Ozone therapy works
Inactivation of bacteria, viruses, fungi, yeast and protozoa: Ozone therapy disrupts the integrity of the bacterial cell envelope through oxidation of the phospholipids and lipoproteins. In fungi, O3 inhibits cell growth at certain stages. With viruses, the O3 damages the viral capsid and upsets the reproductive cycle by disrupting the virus-to-cell contact with peroxidation. The weak enzyme coatings on cells which make them vulnerable to invasion by viruses make them susceptible to oxidation and elimination from the body, which then replaces them with healthy cells.
Stimulation of oxygen metabolism: Ozone therapy causes an increase in the red blood cell glycolysis rate. This leads to the stimulation of 2,3-diphosphoglycerate which leads to an increase in the amount of oxygen released to the tissues. Ozone activates the Krebs cycle by enhancing oxidative carboxylation of pyruvate, stimulating production of ATP. It also causes a significant reduction in NADH and helps to oxidize cytochrome C. There is a stimulation of production of enzymes which act as free radical scavengers and cell-wall protectors: glutathione peroxidase, catalase and superoxide dismutase. Production of prostacyline, a vasodilator, is also induced by O3
Activation of the immune system: Ozone administered at a concentration of between 30 and 55 μg/cc causes the greatest increase in the production of interferon and the greatest output of tumor necrosis factor and interleukin-2. The production of interleukin-2 launches an entire cascade of subsequent immunological reactions.
Mechanism of action of O3 on the human lung: Ozone exposure induces a significant mean decrement in vital capacity. It significantly increases mean airway resistance and specific airway resistance but does not change dynamic or static pulmonary compliance or viscous or elastic work. It also significantly reduces maximal transpulmonary pressure. And further more significantly increases respiratory rate and decreased tidal volume.
Ozone therapy has been found useful in various diseases:
It activates the immune system in infectious diseases.
It improves the cellular utilization of oxygen that reduces ischemia in cardiovascular diseases, and in many of the infirmities of aging.
It causes the release of growth factors that stimulate damaged joints and degenerative discs to regenerate.
It can dramatically reduce or even eliminate many cases of chronic pain through its action on pain receptors.
Published papers have demonstrated its healing effects on interstitial cystitis, chronic hepatitis, herpes infections, dental infections, diabetes, and macular degeneration.
We do sinus, rectum, and vaginal Ozone sessions.
Sinus Ozone Sessions:
A tiny tube is inserted a short distance into the nostrils. This allows the ozone to travel throughout your sinus cavity helping to heal sinus infections, congestion, allergy symptoms, and other toxins that may be infecting the sinus passages.
Rectal Ozone Sessions:
A small tube is inserted into the rectum allowing ozone to spread throughout the entire colon. This can eliminate toxins, infections, inflammation, bacteria, and other abnormalities throughout the digestive system and therefore the entire body. For optimal results, we recommend a hydro-colon cleanse prior to this treatment.
Vaginal Ozone Sessions:
A tiny tube administering ozone is inserted into the vagina helping to kill yeast, fungi, bacteria, and other types of infections.