Effects of radon and thermal therapy on osteoarthritis

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Abstract

We examined the temporal changes in antioxidants, immune-, vasoactive- and pain-associated substances in human blood by therapy to elucidate the mechanism of osteoarthritis in which radon therapy is used as a treatment. Results showed that radon inhalation enhanced the antioxidation and immune function, and that the changes in vasoactive and pain-associated substances indicate increases in tissue perfusion brought about by radon therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)249-250
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Congress Series
Volume1276
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2005

Keywords

  • Active oxygen diseases
  • Antioxidants
  • Immunity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pain-associated substance
  • Radon and thermal therapy
  • Vasoactive substance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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