BRAIN WOUND UPDATE #4: HBOT for Long-Haul COVID

This report brings you information about the use of HBOT to help with symptoms due to Long Haul COVID. Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) can be used to get a drug into use. Using HBOT to fight long-haul COVID and the heal brain wounds from TBI/PTSD/Concussion could be done safely, effectively, and immediately. Read more

IMPERATIVES: When “Certainty” in the VA Overrides Patient Health and Threatens Lives

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) top clinical priority is preventing suicide among all Veterans. Numerous other sports and medical institutions are similarly concerned about the toll taken by hits to the head. So here is some advice, rooted in some truths that will open up the diaologue and let brain-wounded get the insured help they need and deserve. Read more

Part 1 EPOCH TIMES: Blast Injury, Marine Injustice and no treatment for Brain Wounds from friendly fire

A former Marine artilleryman says he was neglected and unjustly treated by the branch after suffering brain injuries during a 2017 campaign to defeat ISIS in Syria. This is part 1 of a 2 part story. Read more

PART 2 EPOCH TIMES: Blast Injury, Marine Injustice and no treatment for Brain Wounds from friendly fire

A former Marine artilleryman says he was neglected and unjustly treated by the branch after suffering brain injuries during a 2017 campaign to defeat ISIS in Syria. This is part 2 of a 2 part story. Read more

Traumatic Brain Injury is more than a Mental Health problem

BOTTOM LINE UP FRONT: Untreated TBI/PTSD/Concussion will cost taxpayers $4.7 trillion over forty years. Treating and helping to heal those brain wounds using Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy can be done for one-half of one percent of that cost. And patients will be restored to a Quality of Life denied them under current protocols for brain wounds. Read more

PRESS RELEASE: VETERANS WITH DIABETIC FOOT ULCERS (DFUs) DYING AFTER AVOIDABLE AMPUTATIONS

The underlying tragedy is that the VHA is arbitrarily withholding services to conserve contract expenditures when expending six times the cost in treatments, amputations, surgical, and after care cost. HBOT contract services will provide fewer capital expenditures long-term by including existing hospital-based civilian Community Care Providers in the Diabetic Foot Ulcer Veteran population. Read more

ECONOMIST: Links between Rugby and Brain Injuries

An early focus of concern was evidence that concussions were leading, in some players, to CTE. This degenerative brain disease causes memory loss, confusion and problems with impulse control, among a range of other symptoms. Worry about concussion, which is a mild form of traumatic brain injury (TBI), has since spread to sports including ice hockey, boxing and football. Read more

Press Release: Breathing Oxygen into the Concussion Protocol

The TreatNOW Coalition today announced its assessment of the current Concussion Protocols in use worldwide. None of the protocols mention Oxygen treatment to repair the underlying brain wound/trauma caused by the concussion. They only offer “resting” advice to parents of children with concussions, who often have debilitating symptoms

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Study Links Repetitive Head Injuries and CTE

This article is reproduced to draw attention to a salient fact in efforts to diagnose and treat brain wounds. It is TreatNOW’s position that the brain wounding that may lead to CTE can be healed long before CTE develops. Yet another drug to treat symptoms in the short, medium, and long-term may not be the most efficient use of national resources, particularly when Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy can help heal the brain wound early. Read more

Women and Concussion: CNN

These two women’s lives were tragically cut short after they sustained serious head injuries in their pursuit of sporting greatness and then took their own lives. Catlin was 23, while Soutter died by suicide on her 18th birthday. Read more