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IV Ozone - Have you tried it?

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My doctor has wanted me to try a series of IV Ozone treatments at her office for a long time. I resisted initially - and now for well over a year.

I knew instinctively that I needed to be stronger to consider it. I still am unsettled about my warmed blood being exposed to plastic tubing and mixed with heparin before being returned to me. I’m careful about exposures environmentally and pharmaceutically and this situation is no different to me.

It is very clear to me that I need more oxygen delivered effectively at a cellular level. For seven months I fantasized about HBOT until I finally could access it - twice daily at 2ATA for 15 days. It helped, as I knew it would, just not enough and I cannot afford to continue.

I have had or have babesiosis, bartonellosis, raised titer levels for several viruses (HHV-6, EBV, and Parvovirus amongst them), malaria and other fun. I also have been diagnosed with CIRS, but finally have a mold-free home. Heavy metals (lead in the lead) play some role too. My doctor seems convinced these treatments will boost my immunity at a key cellular level.

In any event, I’m not asking anyone to weigh in on my own choice. I am very curious if you’d be willing to share your own experience with me. Will you kindly?

- Have you done IV Ozone treatments?
- What was your level of function like beforehand?
- How many? How often? Over what amount of time?
- Were they done solo or in combination with other IVs (and which, if so)?
- What was your experience like during the treatment process?
- How do you evaluate its effectiveness for you individually?

Thank you, in advance!
 

Jesse2233

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@EsetIsadore I haven’t tried ozone but I’m interested in it as well. Two CFS drs told me they consider it one of the most effective treatments

I’m currently trying to get my insurance to cover photopheresis, but if that doesn’t work out I will likely try several rounds of 10-pass ozone
 

Learner1

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I'm going to tag @Learner1 who -- IIRC -- has done the 10-pass ozone thing.

Best of luck !
I too am considering it. My doctor recently acquired a machine after training with the best. I know 2 people who had great success with it at 2 other clinics, one with chronic RRBV an one with chronic Lyme and coinfections and both said it was the thing that helped them the most.

I have tried other oxygen therapies including high dose vitamin C, ozone IVs, UVBI (UBI) and I regularly do HBOT. All have helped to a degree, but from what I understand, 10 pass is more intense and gets results quicker.

With all oxygen modalities, its wise to keep an eye on antioxidant levels, as it can deplete them if too much oxygen is used over a period of time. Check glutathione, A, C, E, and alpha lipoic acid periodically.
 

Jesse2233

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10 Pass is when they do draw blood, infuse it with some, and re-administer the treated blood ten times in one session

Here’s a young woman who went from bedbound to being almost asymptotic with 10-Pass


Some drs are doing 20 Pass now as well
 

Jesse2233

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Some interesting claimed benefits of High Dose Ozone Therapy (9+ Passes) by ozone researcher Dr. Johann C. Lahodny.

  1. Complementary therapy in all cancers. Through direct tumor-inhibiting effect of oxygen-ozone mixtures, by anti-tumor effect of oxygen-induced interferon production by enormous increase in immune cells and enzyme release. High doses of ozone is able to reduce both primary cancer tumors and cancer metastasis. You can achieve amazing success in late stage cancer.

  2. HDO therapy is to be used also for all treatment-resistant chronic diseases such as psoriasis, Parkinson disease and multiple sclerosis.

  3. Activation of the immune system. High Dosage Ozone produces a 10-fold increase of eosinophils (highly active immune cells) and an increase in cytotoxic T8-lymphocytes, which are also responsible for tumor cell destruction.

  4. Inflammation-related diseases. HDO action is based on a direct blockade of pro-inflammatory substances (cytokines) and massive proliferation of immune cells. Chronic sinusitis (maxillary sinusitis), sinusitis (frontal sinusitis), middle ear infections, sore throat and fever blisters experienced a rapid and permanent cure using HDO. No other therapy brings such effective aid in these chronic recurrent inflammations. Conventional medical antibiotics relief the suffering is briefly, with the disadvantage of weakening the immune system and damaging the mitochondria to the point of switching it off completely. A speedy new onset of inflammation is the result.

  5. Circulatory disorders. Ozone Oxygen offers the most effective circulation improvement with very rapid results. I have witnessed very impressive effects of the HDO when treating circulatory disorders in the brain, cardiovascular diseases, hair loss, macular degeneration and tinnitus.In retinal calcification and dry macular degeneration ozone therapy is the only measure which brings an improvement. All conventional medical therapies are only able to slow the deterioration. Ozone therapy achieved an improvement in visual performance of 30-40%, with a remaining visual function (visual acuity) of more than 10 percent. Macular degeneration (retinal calcification) usually begins in the 60th to 70th year of a patient’s life. It is primarily a disease of old age, which is increasing greatly. More and more people are diagnosed earlier with it. Therefore, prevention is the most important measure. Macular degeneration can calcify the arteries of the retina and cause vision loss or, in some cases, blindness. When HDO is applied on an extended basis, arteries can be healed to become normal, fully functional vessels again.It also supports the Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) forming new blood vessels in the retina, which leads to vision improvement in bad initial condition or restoration of normal vision at the onset of macular degeneration. Macular degeneration can be prevented by timely oxygen therapy or can be successfully treated in late stages. Oxygen therapy is always combined with orthomolecular measures. Many conventional medical practitioners reject the oxygen therapy. I have obtained beautiful results in chronically ill patients that were unsuccessfully treated before, and that inspires my job satisfaction.The situation is similar with the ill-bleeding heart muscle. By stimulating the production of prostacyclin the smallest heart muscle arteries are expanded to normal vessels. Thus, the myocardial perfusion is restored first, even with almost closed coronary arteries, so that with 20 ozone therapy sessions bypass surgery is almost unnecessary. This is probably achieved by stimulating VEGF, which promotes neovascularization, which in a sense represents a newly created heart muscle. Heart attack and heart failure could be avoided with timely and sufficient oxygen therapy. Improving myocardial performance eliminates fatigue.Second, the general physical performance is improved within a few hours by the very rapid vasodilation in the heart muscle, but also in all other organs such as liver, kidney and lung – which is why oxygen is a doping agent in use.
    For hair loss, the decay of hair roots is brought about by poor circulation. No pharmaceutical drug improves blood circulation so sustainably. After 10-15 oxygen therapies hair begins to grow again. The almost atrophied blood vessels in the hair roots are greatly enhanced by prostacyclin and new vessels are formed. In addition, the removal of toxins and acid is intensified. Because in places where there were no hair (hairline at the forehead and receding hairline – angulation) new hair grows, the rejuvenation must be carried out by the ozone oxygen formation of new hair follicles. Probably the remains of almost entirely perished hair papillae are stimulated to new growth. Apparently, individual hair root remnants are ripened by special growth factors which bring about new hair roots. Many small hairs begin to sprout, so that some patients feel almost restored to their youth; a boundless sense of rejuvenation.

    Oxygen gives the hair its former vitality, strengthening and thickening it. This gives women in particular a new quality of life.

    Hearing loss is also based primarily on a circulatory disorder. Usually I see a significant hearing improvement after 10 -12 oxygen treatments, even if was treated by conventional medicine without success for years. Cardiac arrhythmia, poorly healing wounds, heart attack and stroke, dizziness, headache, migraine (as far as the cause is not spine related), tinnitus, sudden deafness, dyslipidemia, pathologically elevated blood liver function tests(AST, ALT, LDH, gamma GT, alkaline phosphatase) and elevated blood kidney values are all normalized by oxygen. To reestablish the coronary arteries and the rest of the arteries, there are other very effective complementary medical measures in addition to the oxygen therapy.



  6. Detoxifying effect. Oxygen and ozone therapy brings about a rapid excretion of toxins and heavy metals. Excessive accumulation of toxins and heavy metals, especially lead, cadmium and aluminum cause tiredness, exhaustion, physical and mental performance weakness, premature aging, sleep problems, susceptibility to infection and age spots. The oxygen-related detoxification can cause the above mentioned symptoms to resolve.

  7. Energy supply. A particularly current and increasing disease is the burnout syndrome (general exhaustion). In orthodox medicine, the burnout syndrome is usually not treated very successfully with months of sleeping pills, tranquillizers and anti-depressants in high doses. In Burn Out Syndrome (exhaustion), the entire body is full of toxins and totally de-energized. The toxins in the body block the function of the excretory organs and the immune system. Damaged mitochondria are responsible for the fatigue. Ozone therapy assists in detoxification, rehabilitation and proliferation of mitochondria, as the mitochondria make energy from oxygen molecules. As complementary therapy, Dr. Lahodny uses vitamins, trace elements, amino acids and electrolytes. With his protocol, burn-out syndrom is cured in 3 weeks. All patients who were treated with oxygen due to other diseases report that fatigue fades, sleep improves and their hair grows.

  8. Fascinating and impressive are the cosmetic effects on the face and all skin. The oxygen manages a new formation and growth of collagen and elastin in the skin. The elastin is improved by certain growth factors. These results cannot be reached to the same extent by externally applied cosmetics. HDO works better against wrinkles than any ointment combinations. Wrinkles are significantly reduced after 15 treatments – most are after 10.Under intense sunlight oxygen acts as a protection against UV-induced skin damage. Furthermore, the natural aging process of the skin is slowed down by the massive blood flow improvement. The skin undergoes a tightening and firming. The detoxification and cleansing is best shown by the lightening or complete removal of age spots on the hands and arms. To remove stubborn age spots up to 20 treatments are necessary.

  9. Elimination of spider veins. Very often spider veins are found on the face and on the legs in women and men. Many patients suffer from varicose veins. A disease which is not only unpleasant but can also cause severe pain and impaired general circulation. Some of the venous valve functions are turned off, which results in strong leg thickening. HDO produces a swelling of the inner wall of the smallest arteries and veins lining cells (endothelial cells). This expands the diameter of the smallest vessels, increasing the blood flow to the vein walls. As a result, spider veins actually completely disappear. The improvement in blood circulation of vein walls decreases the diameter of large varicose veins and eliminates small varicose veins. With joy, patients report that their old leg and varicose vein pain were cured permanently with oxygen treatment. For these patients, their performance and quality of life is improved.

  10. Gynecological Disorders. Ozone eliminates menstrual pain, normalizes blood flow abnormalities and improves ovarian function. Patients who have suffered for years despite medical therapy usually feel free from pain after 10 -12 oxygen treatments. Very heavy bleeding that was not diminished by high doses of progestins, Cyklokapron and vitamin K could be completely stopped by a few oxygen treatments. No additional treatments were necessary. In other patients, long-standing missed periods and irregular menstruations were regulated with oxygen, bringing the patients back to normal cycles. Facial swelling due to progesterone deficiency is eliminated with 10-15 oxygen treatments. Ovarian problems with missing ovulation and infertility could be successfully treated by administration of oxygen. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) with hirsutism, circulatory disorders and infertility is a domain of oxygen therapy. Endometriosis also heals successfully with oxygen.
 

Jesse2233

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Really fascinating talk by Dr Frank Shallenberger, President of the American Academy of Ozone on IV Ozone use in cancer. He mentions CFS, and much of what he covers is directly applicable

My biggest takeaway is ozone's synergistic benefits with IV vitamins and mito sups

Tagging @Learner1 as she might be interested

 

knackers323

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I dont know a lot about ozone treatments but I do remember at least one member here saying that there were a few different ways the ozone was created and a few different types of plastic used for the tubing.

Using the correct way was apparently the differece between treatment being effective and also unhealthy/unsafe

It may have been @Kiwi Jack that mentioned it?

Anyone aware of these issues?
 

Alvin2

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Some interesting claimed benefits of High Dose Ozone Therapy (9+ Passes) by ozone researcher Dr. Johann C. Lahodny.
Wow, it treats almost every disease, the only reason its not on every street corner is probably because the government suppress it [facepalm]
 

Learner1

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@Jesse2233 Yes, my doctors typically want me to get oral, injectible, or IV nutrients first, then use the HBOT to push them further into the tissues. Schallenberger and Riordan have had good success with oxygen therapies with patients.

@Alvin2 Yes, oxygen is necessary for life. You can certainly breathe it on any street corner, but you might also get toxicity from vehicle fumes. Some of the other methods discussed around here are better for combatting hypoxia which is a characteristic of many disease states.
 

Jesse2233

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Yes, my doctors typically want me to get oral, injectible, or IV nutrients first, then use the HBOT to push them further into the tissues. Schallenberger and Riordan have had good success with oxygen therapies with patients.

Good plan. i've also heard of HBOT being used to push IV ozone deeper into tissue