Benefits & Effects

What is Naegleria fowleri

Naegleria fowleri, also known as the “brain-eating amoeba,” is a single-celled organism found in warm freshwater that can cause a rare, often fatal brain infection when it enters the body through the nose.

Benefits & Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) in Naegleria fowleri

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may potentially inhibit Naegleria fowleri growth by increasing oxygen levels, thus creating an unfavorable environment for the typically anaerobic amoeba.

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