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Major Autohemotherapy – How It Works

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“If it really works, then why hasn’t my primary doctor told me about it?”

A very reasonable question and one that we receive quite frequently.  In a country that has so many options at its fingertips in treating and preventing disease, why is this therapy, that has been around for over 75 years and is used extensively in other countries such as Germany and Spain, so unknown?

We know that doctors want to help people, but there can be a variety of reasons why this particular therapy isn’t discussed often.  There may have been time restraints to research it further, there may be regulations put into place by departments or agencies that prevent them from suggesting it, or there may even be elements that are not familiar enough with to provide insight into this organic therapy.

Whichever the reason, it’s okay – because you’ve found it now.

Major Autohemotherapy is the infusion of ozone into the blood for systemic healing and prevention.  It provides pure, medical grade oxygen into blood cells, which in turn can:

  • stimulate or calm the nervous system (it works to equalize it for optimal health)
  • work as an anti-microbial to fight fungi, viruses, and bacteria from infections
  • increase mitochondria function for longer lasting, healthy cellular life
  • cleanse cells of toxins (such as medicines and diet/environmental hazards)
  • increase available anti-oxidants in the bloodstream such as glutathione to eliminate free-radicals
  • boost stem-cell production
  • decrease inflammation

in addition to other many positive effects.

These responses can be significant to fighting and preventing disease.  At Optimized Wellness, we don’t see this as an “alternative therapy” because of its history and natural, organic process, but of an “adjunct therapy” – a holistic option that can help slow and many times reverse disease.  Ozone works best when applied to a comprehensive treatment plan.

This treatment is best for disease or concerns that affects the entire body at a systemic level, such as:

  • autoimmune disease: rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, MS
  • neurological degeneration: dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s
  • cancer (as a complementary therapy)
  • family history of disease and the prevention of it as well as many other systemic illnesses.

Click here for a more in-depth look at how ozone therapy can help with these and other issues.

Now, let’s discuss how this works.

Once an ozone therapy treatment plan has been developed (based on your illness and

condition) with our nurse practicer, Jordan Bernard, who is certified by the American Academy of

Ozone Therapy, office appointments are scheduled for ozone infusion.

At the appointment, an IV is started to drain a precise amount of blood (the exact amount depends on what is being treated and the severity, but is typically anywhere between 50-250 ml) into an IV bag.  The bag is placed low to the ground for gravity purposes and collects the blood rather quickly.

After the blood is collected, pure ozone gas (not the same ozone as in the environment!) is injected into the bag to mix with the blood.

During this process (which is about 15 minutes), ozone dissolves into the blood plasma, activating enzymes, and causing chemical reactions – this is where cells are nourished with fresh oxygen, are cleansed of toxins, and are in a way – given new life!

Once completed, the fresh oxygenated blood is introduced back into the body by a slow IV drip and the revived plasma circulates throughout the body.  Although it may disperse throughout the entire body, the clean, re-energized blood cells tend to travel towards the area(s) that they are needed the most – particularly where inflammation lies.

What does this do?

So much!

We know that healthy cells thrive on fresh, pure oxygen.  If we think about disease stemming from old cells that are bogged down with toxins, aren’t receiving proper nutrients from our diets,

are dying off quickly and new ones might grow with mutations, then providing a dense infusion of oxygen can:

  • clean out those toxins (including poisons and medicines ingested)
  • increase blood circulation
  • boost stem-cell growth
  • slow growth of mutated cells (such as tumors)
  • provide additional anti-oxidants available to go after free-radicals
  • decrease inflammation
  • encourage healthy cell growth and cell age

which can all be crucial for healing and prevention of disease.

What should I expect?

The entire process for each appointment generally lasts from 30-45 minutes.

Some people report to us that they feel an energized sensation or mind clarity immediately following the treatment, while others report no effects until a day or two later.

Typically, people begin to feel better within 24-28 hours of a treatment and continue to feel better long after that.  A treatment plan of 12 sessions is most commonly prescribed for optimal results.

Negative side effects are quite rare and are mostly symptoms related to detoxification such as headache, muscle aches, and/or flu like symptoms.  If this reaction is felt, the amount of ozone used in future infusions is slightly lowered as to not overwhelm the system.

How do I know if this could work for me?

It’s easy – just contact us.

Each of our bodies is different and we may be suffering from different disease or desired prevention of a variety of disease, so it’s most beneficial to talk directly with Jordan about your individual condition, concerns, and goals.  Jordan is one of only a few hundred practitioners in the country certified to provide ozone therapy so she is well-versed and knowledgeable on how this treatment could be of benefit to what you are suffering from.

If you live in Castle Rock, Castle Pines, Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Littleton, Parker, Centennial, Larkspur, Monument, Colorado Springs, or in the Greater Denver Metro area – please contact us at (303) 542-7202 or click here.

“Ozone therapy isn’t intimidating or alternative.  It is organic, holistic, and a healthy treatment that is simply…good medicine.” – Jordan Bernard, APRN, FNP-C

Major Autohemotherapy – Who Is It Best For?

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Are you suffering from a systemic disease or worry about developing one?

Do you feel you have exhausted all options for healing and/or prevention?

Are you frustrated, worried, and are in need of a therapy that can help you feel better?

Then look no further.

Major Autohemotherapy may just be your answer.

This treatment, consisting of infusing pure, medical grade ozone, into the blood for detoxification, energy, and healthy cell growth, is not new-age – it’s actually been around for over 75 years and is an organic treatment for healing, helping, and preventing a variety of disease.

Even though it may seem relatively new in the United States right now, it was used years ago as a disinfectant and to treat acute infections before big pharmaceuticals came into play and is still widely used in other countries such as Germany, Russia, and Spain.

You may have read about how it works – draining a finite amount of blood from the body, infusing it with pure oxygen, and reintroducing the fresh, oxygenated blood back into the body (about a 30-45 minute office procedure) in which cells:

  • become detoxified from dangerous toxins (such as medicines and ingested food/ environmental poisons)
  • are cleansed, leading to more availability of anti-oxidants to rid the body of free-radicals
  • are eliminated of fungi, viruses and bacteria causing infections
  • see an increase in mitochondria function
  • may see a boost in stem-cell production
  • reproduce in a healthy environment with longer lasting cell age expectancy

Click here to learn more.

Now we want to take an in-depth look at what illness and disease this therapy can have a positive impact on.

When looking at the root cause of disease, it mostly stems back to sluggish, toxic, low oxygenated cells that die off quicker than normal and may reproduce as mutated cells, developing into a certain disease.

When introducing a pure, energized form of oxygen gas into blood plasma, cells can rejuvenate with this much needed oxygen and may begin to heal the body.

So what type of disease is this ideal for?

Autoimmune Disorders

If an immune system is under or over active, a systemic illness can develop such as, but not limited to:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Lupus
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Acute and Chronic Infections

Infusing ozone into the blood for these and other autoimmune conditions can work to:

  • balance the immune system for proper functioning
  • decrease or eliminate inflammation
  • produce new stem-cell growth systemically

Clients may find relief from chronic pain and infections, slowing of symptoms, and/or provide much needed energy and clarity.

Neurological Disorders

MAH (Major Autohemotherapy) can make a considerable difference for people suffering from neurological disorders. Specifically, those living with:

  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Stroke

and other degenerative neurological disorders may choose to try MAH as it can activate neurological cells to help cope with, heal, and prevent further disease.

Many neurological illnesses can be due to lack of oxygen in brain cells. When fresh oxygen is introduced into the blood through MAH, circulation can significantly increase to tissue that is oxygen deprived and replenish the much needed cell nutrient.


Most times used as an adjunct therapy along with traditional treatments of chemotherapy and/or radiation, MAH may not only help alleviate negative side-effects from treatment, but may also work in the overall healing process.

To support the body in fighting side effects as well as the cancer itself, MAH:

  • increases available anti-oxidants in the body
  • gives oxygen directly to oxygen-deprived cells
  • increases mitochondria use
  • detoxifies the body of poisons and medicines from chemotherapy and radiation
  • provides oxygen into cancer cells (that don’t like oxygen) which may slow the growth of cancer cells and/or kill them off

This can be a significant option for those living with cancer and searching for a holistic, organic, and natural way to support the body in feeling better overall and striving for optimal healing.

We recommend this treatment be discussed with the primary oncologist (if one is being used) so all therapies work complementary with each other.

Slower Aging

It’s inevitable that we are going to age, but MAH can help to slow that process for healthy maturing of our bodies and systems.

As we age, our cells receive less and less oxygen. This means that our mitochondria declines, our cells have less energy, and they die faster. This results in a big cell turnover which can lead to mutations, causing may different diseases.

Prevention can be key to staying healthy as long as possible and MAH can serve as a pivotal option in doing this – particularly for those with genetic predispositions and/or family history of illness or disease.

By infusing cells with fresh oxygen, it can keep cells clean, functioning properly, and growing in a healthy manner. Prevention typically consists of once a month appointments.


If you’re suffering from an illness or disease, MAH can be performed alongside traditional treatments and Jordan Bernard, our certified nurse practitioner who is one of only a few hundred in the United States certified by The American Academy of Ozone Therapy to provide this therapy, can work with you and your doctors to ensure the best treatment plan.

If you’ve exhausted all other options and are in search of a treatment that is a natural way to support your body to fight or prevent disease and you live in Castle Rock, Castle Pines, Lone Tree, Highlands Ranch, Littleton, Centennial, Parker, Larkspur, Monument, Colorado Springs, the Greater Denver Metro area, or anywhere in Colorado, please call us at (303) 542-7202 or click here.

Take your health into your own hands and give yourself this gift of hope and healing.

REFERENCES: Cape Gazette

Prolozone: What Is It & Why Should I Know About It?

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Does it sound too new-age?
Are you wondering if it’s just the newest trend on the market?
Or maybe you’ve heard about it and it just seems to good to be true.
Whatever it is, we understand!
The word “prolozone” itself may never have been in your vocabulary before now and you may
be a little curious or even skeptical of what it really is.
It’s very logical to wonder these things!

But what if we told you that ozone therapy:

  • Has been around for over 100 years to rid pain
  • Was once used extensively in western hospitals until the 1930s (when big
    pharmaceutical companies introduced synthetic pain medication and money became
  • and is currently a prominent way of prevention and avoidance of surgery in other
    countries – particularly in Germany, Italy, Russia, and Spain

We’re here to let you know – it’s true!

Prolozone may sound too “out-there” for you right now, but after reading this article we hope that
you gain a new understanding on this tried and true pain therapy and perspective on if it could
provide a new hope for you.

What is Prolozone Therapy?

Prolozone therapy is a pain treatment where the root cause issues are addressed at a cellular level.

This means that pain is not simply masked by a treatment or medication to reduce or eliminate symptoms, but is actually treated for healing and curing.

Prolozone therapy focuses on fixing the actual problem that is inducing pain rather than concealing it.

How does Prolozone Therapy work?

Even though prolozone therapy has been around for more than 40 years, it’s still exciting to think about how this technique works.

The root cause of most pain is inflammation. Whether through a sports injury, diet, family history, etc. prolozone therapy works to decrease and eliminate this inflammation.

It is implemented by injecting ozone (which is energized oxygen) into a specific area of pain such as, but not limited to:

  • joints
  • tendons
  • muscles
  • trigger points

or infused into the bloodstream for overall body pain and to improve the immune system.

QUICK INSIGHT! Contrary to what we may think, this ozone is not the same as the ozone we hear about regarding our environment. Environmental ozone is produced from toxic gases (think smog), while prolozone therapy ozone is generated from pure, medical grade oxygen that breaks up the molecule in a generator.

Once prolozone is injected, it converts into molecules that work in several different ways to address the root cause of pain. Prolozone primarily works to:

  • signal the body to begin repairing itself
  • provide needed oxygen and nutrients to the cells
  • kill pathogens (bacteria, virus, and fungi)
  • removes free radicals
  • restores the chemical balance in your cells

This ozone increases stem cell production and can regenerate cartilage in many people.


By reducing that inflammation we briefly discussed above and allowing cells to restore balance.

Who can benefit from Prolozone Therapy?

Many people!

Anyone with chronic or acute pain that is seeking treatment outside of pharmaceutical medication and/or surgery may benefit from prolozone.

Specifically, those with conditions* such as:

  • arthritis
  • lower back pain
  • knee pain
  • shoulder pain
  • tendinitis/tennis elbow
  • muscle tension
  • rotator cuff pain

could find relief and healing with prolozone therapy.

*Keep in mind that some injuries may not be able to be helped with prolozone and may require surgery.

What should I expect when receiving Prolozone Therapy?

When working with Jordan Bernard, APRN, FNP-C, who is specifically trained in prolozone therapy, a treatment plan is put into place and typically consists of:

  1. Meeting with Jordan to discuss pain and review any images such as CT scans, MRIs, etc. that may be available.
  2. Initial treatment of injection of the ozone gas into the pain area (or into bloodstream for conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and auto-immune disorders).
  3. Second treatment of injection performed 2 weeks after the initial treatment.
  4. Third treatment injection approximately one to two months later, depending on response.

For pain relief, symptoms decrease almost immediately and relief peaks around 48-72 hours later. Pain may return at first, but it should not be as strong as before the treatment.

Prolozone therapy’s goal is to significantly reduce pain or to eliminate it altogether by rejuvenating cellular structure. This is our goal as well!

How do I go about receiving Prolozone Therapy?

Contact us!

We are here to answer additional questions, discuss your issues, and provide you with insight into this therapy. Please note that our prolozone therapy takes place in our Centennial office.

If you live in Centennial, Littleton, Englewood, Castle Rock, Castle Pines, Lone Tree, Highlands Ranch, Larkspur, Parker, Monument, Colorado Springs, or the Greater Denver Metro area and are interested in learning if prolozone therapy could be of benefit to you, please contact us at (303) 542-7202 ext. 599 or click here.

Can you believe it? A pain-free life may be just a call away.