It was a privilege and a gift to have been presented with this little-known therapy. I was contacted by an old member of my team who had working knowledge of hyperbaric medicine and redirected all of my attention towards what has now changed the entirety of my life for the better. We had both been a part of an explosion that changed reality as we know it. When I received a call from this man, my eyes widened as his speech was fluent and comprehensible. I was in all honest, hand to god, shock. Whatever he had done to correct this confusing injury to our brains was all I could think about. Throughout the time from when I was medically retired to when I arrived at a HBOT clinic, I had tried every therapy presented to me. And the worst part… nothing worked. Nothing. I came into this program with every lingering effect bestowed to me from combat, and words cannot even touch the new me who emerged post treatment. This is the single greatest thing I did for my mental and physical health. My headaches were significantly reduced/removed. In regard to the pain in my head, it used to be unmanageable with the added sensitivity to light driving me away from the outside world. I felt as if jobs/networking/living a normal life were not in my future. However, this pain has dissolved into nothing. I can see once again. It also helped my focus and organize what had been blasting around the inside my head. Furthermore, there was nerve damage in my right arm from shrapnel which had (thank god) significantly improved. Special testing software was used to track neuro-cognitive progress pre and post therapy. Day one I was shown via said exams, the chaos inside my head. Day 20, It was as if I was reborn. To answer any questions arising about medications, I also was able to get off all that the VA was shoveling into me. Whereas before, I would need to take Adderall to get my day going and focus. Prozac is now out of my life as well. Since the moment I left the clinic of which I received treatments, my life has never been better. The fear of how I would look, sound or act whilst attempting to network and apply for jobs is now nonexistent. And the craziest part of it all… is that I reached out to the veteran and professional deep-sea diver who administered the treatment to me and proposed that we do this on a bigger scale. His reply: "Say When."
Wren Murray/US Army Special Forces 19th Group (Ret.)