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Understanding Ozone Therapy

Mar 23, 2021 / by Shannon Cohen, CHN PCC

Like so many of you, ozone therapy felt like a mystery to me.  I was curious, but not sure what it could do for me - and if would be safe.

Let me try to put some of your questions and uncertainly to rest by demystifying the incredible health benefits of ozone therapy.

Alive + Well offers 4 different delivery methods for ozone therapy:

  • Ozone Sauna
  • Nasal Ozone Insufflation
  • Topical Ozonated Olive Oil
  • Ozonated Drinking Water

Ozone Sauna

Our ozone sauna is pretty darn cool. Your body is inside the sauna unit experiencing a great steam sweat and your head pops out the top of the sauna.

Once inside the unit our staff gets you all tucked inside and prepped for ozone.

Then we start the medical grade oxygen flowing through the ozone generator. Ozone is produced for medical use by ozone generators that pass electrical charge over oxygen thereby generating ozone that is changing O2 to O3. These ozone molecules flood the sauna unit and are taken up by your cells, creating a highly oxygenated state. It feels similar to a regular sauna where you get a great sweat.

Nasal Ozone Insufflation

Ozone introduced via nasal insufflation provides benefits to both the nasal passageways and the entire body. Breathe in the nebulized oil molecule through a nasal cannula to reduce allergy symptoms, sinus pain and general inflammation.

Ozonated Olive Oil & Water

Pure ozonated olive oil is a potent antioxidant that nourishes & stimulates cellular regeneration. It's effective for skin, oral & ear issues. We also offer freshly ozonated water that delivers ozone right into your gut to detoxify & reduce inflammation.

Is Ozone Therapy Safe?

Ozone therapy is extremely safe when applied correctly. In fact, nasal ozone insufflation is one of the best things you can do for your respiratory track for issues such as bronchitis or asthma.You would have to breathe in a high amount of pure, direct ozone before it would potentially cause any irritation to your respiratory area. 

Benefits of Ozone Therapy

So let’s get to the juicy benefits. Why would you even want to do this in the first place? Well, lets go directly to guest feedback from the last 3 months.

Guests have reported things such as “skin healing”, “incredible energy!”, “brain fog is almost gone”, “I can finally breathe deeply”.

One guest is doing our nasal insufflation ozone for post-covid symptoms. Her feedback blew me away. After one nasal insufflation session she shared:

“My sinus pressure is gone, the inflammation is way down, I can breathe deeply in my lungs and I no longer have this metallic taste and smell coming from my sinus area.”

Wow, what great results after only one nasal insufflation session that only takes 10 minutes of your time - while you breathe in nebulized ozonated olive oil through a nasal cannula. Imagine what it could do for all those allergy sufferers in Austin?

Other guests have shared that they’re doing ozone therapy as an anti-bacterial or anti-fungal or to ward off virus and other pathogens. Ozone is pretty amazing in its ability to knock on the cell wall of virus, bacteria and fungus and push its way into the cell to inactivate these pathogens.

And yet others are doing ozone to:

  • Reduce inflammation
  • Support detoxification
  • Invigorate their immune system
  • Support healing post-surgery

I wonder how a highly oxygenated body could help you?

To learn more don’t hesitate to call and connect with our Hospitality staff. They are all trained to facilitate ozone therapy at Alive + Well.

Learn more or schedule here.

 

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