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Hyperbaric medicine

What Does it Feel Like?

What does hyperbaric oxygen therapy feel like?

Hyperbaric oxygen treatments are usually painless. You simply lie comfortably in the hyberbaric chamber. You can listen to music, watch TV, or nap.

You may experience a sensation of fullness in your ears during certain stages of the treatment. This feeling may remind you of flying in an airplane or driving in the mountains and is the feeling of your eardrums responding to pressure changes in the chamber. Before treatment, you will be shown several easy ways to avoid ear discomfort. 

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