It is a traditional and complementary medicine method applied by mixing ozone gas, which is obtained by means of a special generator from pure oxygen, with the patient's own blood or physiological saline, or by giving it to various parts of the body in gaseous form. It is a molecule that carries 3 oxygen atoms, formed as a result of exposure to (UV) rays. It is gaseous at room temperature. It is colorless and has a characteristic odour.
Its main function is to protect from the harmful effects of ultraviolet rays. Due to its strong oxidizing and disinfecting properties; It is used as an air pollution criterion in treatment plants that provide drinking water and in developed countries. İzmir Ozone therapy is the process of applying a certain amount of ozone/oxygen mixture to body cavities or circulatory system.
Ozone can also be produced synthetically. For this purpose, microgram (μg) ozone is obtained by using medical ozone generators.
In 1995, the National Institutes of Health (Bethesda MD, USA) accepted ozone and hydrogen peroxide treatments as alternative and complementary treatments between pharmacological and biological treatments.
It is applied in addition to other treatments, it is complementary support therapy. It activates the immune system and ensures the revitalization of impaired functions. Medical ozone is safe, practical, effective and inexpensive when applied at recommended doses. The success of the treatment; It depends on the condition of the patient, the method applied, the concentration, the frequency. Ozone, the raw material of which is oxygen, is the only gas that cannot be stored and can be toxic when inhaled.
What does ozone therapy do?
Who should ozone be applied to?
Izmir Ozone therapy; It is used safely in the treatment of pain, in wound healing, in case of infection, regulation of the immune system, and in cases where the oxygen supply to the tissue is impaired, such as vascular occlusions.
Ozone therapy is used in cancer, diabetes, coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular occlusion, asthma, ulcerative colitis, and viral, bacterial and fungal infections etc. used safely.
It is used to support insulin and oral antidiabetics, painkillers, antibiotics, circulatory regulators, wound treatment, and side effects of chemotherapy.
Who should not be administered ozone?
Favism; in patients with an enzyme deficiency in red blood cells (Glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase enzyme deficiency)
How is ozone applied?
There are local (to correct the condition in a certain area only) or systemic (to correct a condition that affects the whole body) applications.
Local applications are the injection of ozone as gas and its continuous circulation, applying ozonated olive oil or washing with ozonated water and drinking it.
Systemic applications are; It is injecting ozone into the patient's own blood or serum taken from the patient, injecting it as gas through the anus of the patient, or injecting 2-3 ml of blood taken from the patient into the muscle as ozone vaccine by ozonation.
What are the Points to Consider After Treatment?
When used in appropriate concentration and volume, no side effects or complications are observed.
What are the Required Qualifications (Certificate, Education, etc.) of the Person Who Applies this Method?
The person applying must be a Doctor and have the Ozone Therapy Practitioner Certificate of the Ministry of Health.