The process of applying ozone gas to your body to treat a disease or wound.
Ozone Therapy; a natural and effective supplementary medical treatment is in use worldwide over a century. Still, it is used widely spread nationwide and all over the world as a safe immune-supporting treatment.
This therapy uses ozone, an atmospheric gas, to decontaminate the blood cells. This helps strenghten the metabolism and the immune system. It also helps body tissues to use oxygen more effectively.
Ozone therapy can also be used to treat cellulite. Ozone treatment breaks fat chain by interacting fatty acids and this way discharges unwanted cellulite.
The main function of ozone therapy is to enhance blood circulation and increase oxygen levels hence tissue regeneration. Enhanced blood circulation provides more tight and clear skin condition. The therapy also increases generation of WBCs defending the body against infections.
With the help of ozone therapy; cellular tempo is increased and immune system is strengthened. This therapy also serves anti-aging and detox functionality. Because it increases cellular tempo ozone therapy can also help individuals for weight loss.
Ozone Therapy, How?
Although there are a variety of methods, mostly employed one is called Major Autohemotherapy. The patient’s blood (100-150 cc) is withdrawn and then mixed with an appropriate amount of ozone-oxygen and then this blood is given back to the patient’s body.
The amount of ozone is determined individually based on patient’s needs, diseases or conditions to be treated.
Who can receive Ozone Therapy?
Except for some certain conditions Ozone Therapy is available for almost everyone. Especially for the individuals interested in medical aesthetics like; skin regeneration, anti-aging in the face, neck and breasts, removing sagginess, local slimming and cellulite treatments.
Below conditions are not suitable for Ozone Therapy;
- Ozone allergy
- ACE inhibitor treatment related to high blood pressure
- G6PD enzyme deficiency
- Myocardial infarction in the last 6 months
Recovery after Ozone Therapy
Delaying the shower 1 day, avoiding contact with application zone and stopping alcohol consumption is advised after the therapy. No skin rubbing and peeling allowed for 1 week as well as the use of glycolic acid creams. It is also advised to protect the application zone from direct sunlight.