Ozone Therapy

By  Dr. Jason Porter - at  January 7, 2014    

Ozone Therapy is an immune enhancing therapy for the treatment of many diseases including cancer, hepatitis, arthritis, and chronic bacterial and viral infections. Ozone is a chemical compound consisting of three oxygen atoms O3, a highly energetic form of normal atmospheric oxygen (O2). At room temperature, O3 is a colorless gas with a characteristic odor (eg after thunderstorms, at high altitudes or near the sea etc). Due to its being an extremely powerful oxidizing agent and a highly effective disinfectant, it is used throughout the world to destroy germs in water treatment installations supplying drinking water.

 Medical ozone is always a mixture of purest ozone and purest oxygen. Ozone concentration is determined according to the medical indication and the patient’s condition. Medical ozone has highly pronounced bactericidal, fungicidal, and virostatic properties, and is thus widely used in disinfecting infected wounds, as well as in bacterially and virally produced diseases. Its ability to stimulate the circulation is useful in the treatment of circulatory disorders and makes it valuable in revitalizing organic functions.

 Ozone reactivates the immune system. As a response to this activation through ozone, the body’s immune cells produce special messengers called cytokins. These inform other immune cells, setting off a cascade of positive changes throughout the immune system, which resist disease. This means that the application of medical ozone is extremely useful for immune activation in patients with a low immune status and/or immune deficit.

 Ozone Therapy is performed by drawing 150-200mL of blood and infusing it within ozone produced from pure oxygen. This freshly ozonated blood is then infused back into the patient. Treatments are used in conjunction with other specifically indicated nutrient and IV therapies.

Dr. Jason Porter

Dr. Jason Porter

Dr. Porter is a graduate of the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Arizona, and a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), the Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association (AzNMA), the Naturopathic Association of Therapeutic Injection (NATI), and the American College for the Advancement of Medicine (ACAM) where he is certified in chelation therapy. Dr. Porter is also a supervising physician at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine where he teaches Naturopathic Medical Students methods for treatment of chronic pain conditions and disease prevention for longevity and improvement in quality of life.

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