William S. Maxfield, M.D., is a board-certified physician in hyperbaric medicine, radiology, and nuclear medicine. He is one of the nation’s foremost experts in hyperbaric medicine, pioneering its use to treat wounds, brain trauma, multiple sclerosis, and other conditions. He has served on the faculties of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, and LSU Medical School. He has also served as the chief of the Radioisotope Laboratory at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Bethesda, M.D. Dr. Maxfield was chief of the Radiation Therapy Department and co-chairman of the Nuclear Medicine Laboratory at Ochsner Clinic and Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans. He is currently in private practice in the Tampa Bay, Fla., area.
There are many other health problems that can benefit from HBOT. But remember, in the U.S. we have approved only 17 indications for the treatment, while in China there are 67. [Full Story]
There are many other health problems that can benefit from HBOT. But remember, in the U.S. we have approved only 17 indications for the treatment, while in China there are 67. [Full Story]
The incidence of Type 2 diabetes has been increasing over the past several years, and is almost certainly associated with the increased obesity problem in the United States and other countries. [Full Story]
Loss of balance and development of vertigo are part of the aging process, and probably occur because of changes in small blood vessels in the brain. [Full Story]
To me, the insurance companies tend to control the provision of medical services rather than the physicians who prescribe the drug. [Full Story]
A new book called The Atlas of Cures by Glenn Rothfeld M.D. has a chapter on stopping Alzheimer’s disease with natural products. [Full Story]
Data suggest that some of our modern devices contribute to the problem of poor vision. This includes low energy radiation from the TV, laptops, and cell phones, and from the fluorescent lights that we use. [Full Story]
It is unfortunate that the VA hospitals don’t employ HBOT. I think if they did, we would have a lower less death rate among the veterans. [Full Story]
My new book, “The Oxygen Cure,” a guide to the benefits of hyperbaric oxygen therapy, is written to be understandable for the general public. [Full Story]
I have written before that diet and exercise are better than medication for decreasing and maybe even curing Type 2 diabetes. Another book has been published that includes information along these lines. [Full Story]

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