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Autism and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)?

Let’s start off with explaining what hyperbaric oxygen therapy is.  Hyperbaric means “increased pressure,” much like the increased pressure inside a soda can (at least until you pop the top and the pressure escapes).  Oxygen refers to the gas used.  So, what we are really talking about here is using oxygen as a therapeutic “drug” and giving it under pressure.
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Omega Oils: The Essential Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids are considered essential to our diet.  They are considered essential because the body cannot make these vital nutrients and thus must get them from an outside source.  Omega-3 fatty acids are generally found in fish, some plants, and in nuts (actually the oil of nuts).  Many of our children do not consume foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids.  If they are not consuming the Omega-3 fatty acids in their diet, supplementing this essential nutrient may be seriously considered.

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