May 19, 2016 2 min read
You may have heard the term "rectal ozone" or "rectal ozone insufflation" and wondered, "Now how does that work!?" I'm here to tell you that although it may not sound all that wonderful, rectal ozone insufflation is a fantastic and simple way to do ozone therapy. There are at least seven different ways that a doctor or veterinarian can treat a patient with ozone therapy. Major Autohemotherapy, Vaginal insufflation, Rectal insufflation and ozonated saline account for the primary ways in which a health provider will treat many chronic and acute conditions. Some of the other methods are used in specific conditions but we're not going to focus on them now.
If you have heard about ozone therapy and all of its health benefits it may interest you to know that you can perform either vaginal or rectal ozone insufflation on your pets in the comfort of your home! That's right, you don't even have to visit the vet. Rectal insufflation in particular has been used for many years as the primary form of ozone therapy administration used in Cuba. Because the government pays for all healthcare in Cuba, they searched for reliable and inexpensive treatment options and rectal ozone insufflation is one of those!
So what types of illnesses are treated with rectal ozone insufflation? You can treat almost anything that ozone therapy is used to treat using this method.