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Ozone Therapy and Treatment in Encinitas, CA

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What is Ozone Therapy?

Ozone gas (O3) discovered in the mid-19th century is a colorless and odorless gas containing three atoms of oxygen. The oxygen used for clinical use is a medical grade, given in precise therapeutic doses and never via inhalation. IV ozone therapy has been well-documented and used to treat chronic infections, wounds, Lyme Disease, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, ulcerative colitis, lupus, and as many as one-hundred and fourteen diseases! In the 1800's, Nikola Tesla patented the very first ozone gas generator in the United States, later starting the "Tesla Ozone Company". During World War I, doctors applied ozone treatment to wounds topically for its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties and also were later able to disinfect drinking water to be applied as a spray or compress in dental medicine.

How Ozone Therapy Works

As the ozone purifies the air we breathe, it also serves as a detoxifier for our bodies by selectively attaching and eliminating bacteria, fungi, parasites, mold, yeast, and virus. Ozone therapy might even help our bodies in eliminating toxic metals. Very impressive for something we take for granted everyday.

Ozone therapy increases the production of cancer-fighting compounds and strengthens different parts of the immune system that are suppressed by chronic infection and cancer. Ozone therapy helps prevent the growth of human cancer cells from breast, lung, and uterus by 40-90%. Better yet, ozone therapy selectively destroys cancer cells without causing harm to healthy cells!

More than forty-five thousand physicians in over fifty countries around the world have combined ozone gas (O3) with medical grade oxygen (O2) to successfully treat patients with Lyme disease, ulcerative colitis, fibromyalgia, diabetic ulcers, rheumatoid arthritis, HPV, and Hepatitis B and C. This is not even half the list of what ozone therapy can do for your health!

Preventative Health

When used as preventative care, ozone might help defend you from illness and also strengthen your body's natural defenses. Words spoken by Benjamin Franklin, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," isn't far from the truth. Preventing disease is a lot easier than treating it. Unfortunately, in the hectic world we live in today, we are subjected to a massive amount of chemicals. These chemicals can not just be in the food we eat or the water we drink, but even in the air we breathe. The human body is largely composed of oxygen, an element we often neglect to consider when it comes to having better overall health. According to Dr. Otto Warburg, "Cancer is, fundamentally, a relatively simple disease where cell oxygen levels fall to a level sufficiently low enough for the cell to change in nature". The decline of health and the rise of disease in the United States can be directly associated with the rise in toxins and low levels of fresh oxygen. With our busy lifestyles, breathing in the low levels of oxygen and increased toxic fumes in the air further weakens our immune systems and causes illness.

Ozone therapy can help stimulate the immune system and can also calm down the part of the immune system that leads to autoimmune disease. The body's immune system produces special messengers called "cytokines" as an activation response through ozone therapy. These cytokines, tell other immune cells to trigger a cascade of powerful changes throughout the immune system to resist illness. Administration of ozone therapy works as preventative medicine because it both turns on the immune system in patients with a reduced immunity (cancer, chronic disease) or acts as a regulator of the immune system in patients with an overactive immunity (autoimmune disease).

Advantages of IV Ozone Therapy

1. Autoimmune Disease

Ozone therapy's numerous therapeutic qualities have been used to help treat several disorders, including autoimmune disease.

In a study of individuals with diabetes, ozone therapy improved controlled blood sugar levels, substantial improvement of lesions without adverse effects, and fewer amputations than the controlled group. In patients with various other autoimmune diseases such as ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis. lupus, and Lyme disease, ozone therapy can help reduce inflammation, accelerate damaged tissue recovery and also minimize pain

2. Cancer

In the body, ozone gas is converted to hydrogen peroxide and hydrogen peroxide probably is the primary component for the therapeutic effects. It is a strong oxidant that has the potential to create antioxidants which are useful in preventing cancer. In studies, hydrogen peroxide has been used to cause death of cancer cells. Since healthy cells can not survive under a stressful environment for extended periods of time, ozone therapy boosts antioxidant enzymes to cause death of cancer cells and yet supports survival of healthy cells.


Now, you understand the many advantages of ozone therapy and how it functions, however, you might be asking yourself, "Is ozone therapy safe?". The answer is "Ozone therapy is safe when done correctly". Ozone therapy has been utilized and studied heavily for centuries, with its effects being proven to be safe with minimal side effects. Under strict guidance of a professional, ozone therapy will not just help in preventing and treating numerous conditions but can be an effective boost to your general health and well-being!

For further information about Dr. Stengler’s practice and his clinic in Encinitas, California, please visit our website at or give us a call at (760) 274-2377.

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