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Are there alternative treatments for toxic anoxia?

Though there aren't necessarily alternative treatments specifically for toxic anoxia, certain alternative treatments for traumatic brain injuries may be helpful to people recovering from toxic anoxia. Some people suggest that herbs such as St. John's wort may help with the challenges of mild brain injuries. Other alternative therapies such as hyperbaric oxygen therapy, magnet therapy, or even massage may have helpful benefits for patients suffering from brain damage caused by toxic anoxia. However, since toxic anoxia may result in serious brain damage, it's important to talk to your doctor about any treatments you might be considering.

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