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ways to simulate high altitude conditions at sea level artificially for endurance training of athletes

At sea level, artificial environment can be created by decreasing the partial pressure of oxygen by enriching the air with inert nitrogen. The barometric pressure of air in this artificial environment remains same at 760 millimeters mercury. This is called … Continue reading

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Using oxygen more efficiently

Rosalba C. wrote http://www.wellbeing.com.au/natural_health_articles?cid=7157&pid=17353 Oxygen deficiency is associated with many diseases. It has been postulated to play a role in many metabolic diseases, including cancer, fatigue, epilepsy and poor neurological functioning. For this reason it might seem difficult to accept … Continue reading

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Effects on the brain

Rosalba C. wrote http://www.wellbeing.com.au/natural_health_articles?cid=7157&pid=17353 The effects of altitude on the functioning of the brain and neuroendocrine system are very interesting. The Eastern tradition of spiritual aspirants going to the mountains to purify the mind and elevate the spirit might have … Continue reading

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Intermittent Hypoxia and Nervous System;

Section 3. Intermittent Hypoxia and Nervous System; Hypoxic Preconditioning Protects Against Oxidative Injury in the Central Nervous System; Effects of Intermittent Hypoxia on Neurogenesis in the Adult and Parkinsonian Rat; Neurotransmitter Synthesis during Intermittent Hypoxia: Role of ROS-Dependent Post-Translational Protein … Continue reading

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IHT for inflammatory conditions

Rosalba C. wrote In general, IHT contributes to improved immunological status. The occurrence of allergies and inflammatory diseases decreases. This has been observed in continuous exposure to altitude, as well as with IHT. Studies have been able to show improvements … Continue reading

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Gold Coast Titans to test out altitude training for 2010 NRL season

It is understood premiers Manly pioneered hypo-oxygenation in 2008 through an association with NSWIS. FULL INFO

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Getting fit for non-athletes

Rosalba C. wrote Most of us are not elite athletes, therefore being a few seconds faster has no real significance whatsoever. What we do want, however, is to be able to carry out our day-to-day living without fatigue and with … Continue reading

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Increased energy and endurance

Rosalba C. wrote In my practice, the main consistent benefit of using a Hypoxicator is improved energy levels. Judith (not her real name) was one of the first people to complete the course of IHT at the clinic. She was … Continue reading

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Increased energy and endurance

R.C. wrote My own experience with IHT has been fantastic. In my late 40s I have achieved a level of fitness I did not enjoy even in my younger days. There are days when I just feel effervescent with energy … Continue reading

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Adaptive Medicine and IHT

Rosalba C. wrote One of the amazing things about adaptation is what’s known as ‘cross adaptation’. Adaptation to one type of stress or load will, to some extent, increase the body’s ability to cope with stresses of another type. It … Continue reading

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