Ozone is a gas composed of three atoms of oxygen. It is less stable than o2. Ozone occurs both in the Earth’s upper atmosphere (stratosphere)and at ground level(trophosphere). Ozone can be good or bad, depending on where it is found: Gaseous ozone is bluish in colour and has a pungent distinctive smell. The name of ozone is derived from the greek word “ozein “ meaning “To smell”. The smell of ozone can often be experienced near electrical transformers or nearby lightening strikes. It is formed in these instances, when an electrical discharge breaks Standard way to express total ozone in atmosphere is by Dobson units. Average concentration at a point is meassured in Parts per bilion .(ppb) or ug/m3.
OZONE THERAPY IN INFERTILITY
Infertility is a puzzle, where there is difficulty for sperm and egg to combine and form the embryos.About 80 million couples affected worldwide.WHO has defined involuntary childlessness as a disease.
Common definition: Inability to conceive
Medical definition : under age 35 , no conception after12 months of unprotected intercourse , over age 35, no conception after 6 months of unprotected intercourse, Due to diagnosed, physical abnormality of reproductive system (eg. Blocked fallopian tube) or Inability to carry pregnancy to live birth
social definition : Non – engagement in a heterosexual relationship Infertility may be due to a single cause in either you or your partner, or a combination of factors that may prevent a pregnancy from occurring or continuing. Fortunately, there are many safe and effective therapies for overcoming infertility. These treatments significantly improve your chances of becoming pregnant.