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Fertility, Women's Health + HBOT

Research suggests that HBOT may improve conditions such as chronic pelvic pain, endometriosis, and even polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) by reducing inflammation and promoting tissue repair. Additionally, it may support fertility by improving ovarian function and enhancing the quality of the uterine environment.

The International Hyperbarics Association lists these as demonstrated benefits of HBOT for improved women’s health:

Weight Management with HBOT:

  • Improves insulin sensitivity

  • Decreases inflammation 

  • Increases metabolism

  • Enhances glucose and lipid metabolism in skeletal muscles

  • Increases overall energy levels

Fertility with HBOT:

  • Enhances arterial and venous blood flow

  • Provides adequate vascularization to the endometrium

  • Thickens the endometrium

  • Stimulates cell division of basal endometrium 

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome with HBOT:

  • Decrease androgen receptor expression

  • Reduces overall oxidative stress

  • Increase in atretic follicles

Endometriosis with HBOT:

  • Decreases inflammation caused by endometrial lesions

  • Reduction in overall histopathological scores

  • Decreases inflammation on the nuclear factor kappa b pathway

Mental Health and Wellness with HBOT:

  • Enhances memory and mental performance

  • Develops and regains cognitive/motor functions

  • Stimulates neuroplasticity

  • Enhances executive function

  • Improves brain blood flow

  • Lowers chronic cortisol levels

  • Supports a more balanced and healthy stress response

Give us a call at 515-421-4002 to get scheduled!


International Hyperbarics Association. (2023). Women’s Health & Hyperbarics [Pamphlet]. International Hyperbarics Association.


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