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Milpark Hyperbaric Centre
Tel: +27 11 480 5660
Fax: +27 11 482 7924
email: milparkhbo@telkomsa.net
Dr Mark Botha:
Cell: +27 83 284 4415
email: maddoc79@mweb.co.za

PO Box 3163
Wilropark
1731

Fax: +27 86 524 1747
Cell: +27 82 567 3123
email: hboinvestments@vodamail.co.za



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MILPARK HYPERBARIC MEDICINE CENTRE


Risks and Side Effects

  • Pressure as a result of volume changes. Barotrauma to organs such as:
    • Sinus, middle, external and inner ear, GI tract, teeth, gas embolus
  • Claustrophobia and anxiety
  • Reversible lens changes / Accelerated growth of already present nuclear cataracts
  • Fire hazard due to non-compliance (e.g. contra-ban being taken into chamber (matches, lighter, books, make-up. mascaras, deodorants...)
  • Oxygen toxicity
    • Nausea and vomiting
    • Seizures
    • Sweating
    • Pallor
    • Muscle twitching
    • Anxiety and/or respiratory changes
    • Visual changes
    • Tinnitus
    • Hallucinations
    • Vertigo
    • Hiccups
    • Decreased level of consciousness

 

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