The use of medical ozone for therapeutic purposes continues among the modalities of Natural and Traditional Medicine (NTM), which has been used in Villa Clara for several years.
Practice shows what has been proven internationally about the improvement of organs and tissues in many conditions.
For Yudith Romero Roque, graduate and master of Health, who leads the MNT program in the territory, it has an effect on the pulmonary system, skin, cardiovascular system and, above all, heart disease, as well as eye diseases, diabetes mellitus and some joint irregularities, etc.
Romero Roque that each optional indication is supported by the corresponding preliminary study of the patient, according to their characteristics. Cases are referred to consultations for treatment with medical and nursing staff.
“There are many forms of application, the most common is rectally, even paravertebral, intramuscular or through direct bags of ulcers that are on the skin can also be used,” said the official.
Regarding the Health institutions authorized by the service, he mentioned the Cdte military hospital. Manuel Fajardo Rivero; the “Arnaldo Milián Castro”, including its Retinitis Pigmentosa Center; the pediatrician José Luis Miranda, the oncologist Celestino Hernández Robau, and the “Mártires del 9 de Abril”, from Sagua la Grande.
Regarding the municipal areas, there are Remedios, Caibarién, Placetas, Encrucijada, and in the case of Santa Clara, the Capitán Roberto Fleites (Malezas), Chiqui Gómez and José R. León Acosta (Nazareno) polyclinics.
Even though these are the units that have been given options, Yudith Romero clarified that not all equipment is available now. “These are the cases of the Arnaldo Milıán Castro university hospital, including the Retinitis Pigmentosa Center unit, and the Octava Villa, due to breakdowns and lack of spare parts, its repair is solely the responsibility of the National Scientific Research Center (CNIC).
Ozone therapy is a science that has been established in most of the world. It is now developed and implemented in more than 50 countries, with Germany, Cuba, Spain, Russia, Italy and the United States among the leading ones.