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Dr. Jason Sonners, DC

Dr. Jason Sonners, DC

Lecture Title:

The Health Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen as a Pro-oxidant and Antioxidant Therapy.

Learning Objectives

In this lecture we will discuss the role of REDOX in the healing and regenerative process.
1.: The student will learn the health benefits of oxidation and why using pro-oxidative therapies improves the healing response
2.: The student will gain knowledge of hyperbaric oxygen therapy and how it uniquely improves cellular oxygenation
3.: The student will learn that HBOT has both pro and anti oxidant roles and we can use both of these to improve healing and recovery from many chronic illnesses

Presentation Abstract

Over the past 20+ years oxidation has been blamed for causing most cellular aging and chronic illness. As a result, much of the science and research has focused on antioxidants’ role in eliminating cellular oxidation. While it is true that OVER oxidation has many cellular consequences, it is also a potent cell signaling molecule required for cellular adaptation, stem cell mobilization, SOD and glutathione up regulation and inflammation control. It is important, especially when dealing with chronically ill patients, that we know how to keep these REDOX molecules in balance and know how and when to push each side of the equation. This lecture will discuss some of these key concepts as well as describe the role hyperbaric oxygen plays in the process.

Speaker Bio

Dr. Jason Sonners: A Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr Sonners has also earned his Diplomate of the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition (DCBCN) and Diplomate of the International Board of Applied Kinesiology (DIBAK). Dr. Sonners is currently enrolled at the University of Miami School of Medicine, where he is completing his PhD in molecular biology with a concentration in regenerative medicine.

In 2020, Dr. Sonners published an Amazon best-selling book, Oxygen Under Pressure, describing the science and benefits of using hyperbarics for a variety of indications, longevity and performance enhancements. He serves on the board and faculty of the International Hyperbarics Association (IHA), the International Board of Undersea Medicine (IBUM), the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MedMaps) and the Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG). Dr. Sonners is a frequent lecturer at functional medicine conferences throughout the country and teaches hyperbaric certification courses for doctors and technicians.