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Tips on living with Sleep Apnea, CPAP Therapy & Oxygen including travel, hygiene, lifestyle, cost-saving deals & more.

June 8, 2022 - Oxygen

Is vaping an alternative to smoking for COPD patients?

Vaping has become a popular alternative to smoking. In fact, many people start vaping as a means to quit smoking. But, really, how much safer is vaping compared to smoking? Researchers don’t fully understand the long-term health effects of vaping yet, but there is a strong indication that it can affect the lungs and cause chronic respiratory disease.

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March 7, 2022 - Oxygen

Oxygen Therapy for Heart Failure

Have you been diagnosed with heart failure and prescribed home oxygen therapy? When you have heart failure, it means that your heart isn’t pumping enough oxygen to the rest of your body. This can cause oxygen levels to dip, which can negatively impact the function of your body organs. Oxygen therapy helps to increase the amount of oxygen delivered to your body tissues to help reduce the strain on your heart.

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Home Oxygen Safety

November 8, 2021 - Oxygen

Oxygen Therapy at Home: How to Stay Safe

Oxygen is a vital part of life. It feeds our brains and bodies, and we must get enough of it to maintain a healthy equilibrium.

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March 3, 2021 - Oxygen

What are the Possible Side Effects Of Oxygen Therapy?

Oxygen is fundamental to your health. Oxygen therapy is the basic method of treatment for people with severe COPD.  If you have COPD, even if you do not feel breathless some of your muscles and organs may not be getting enough oxygen and can become damaged as a result. If your condition worsens it can become more and more difficult to enjoy simple daily activities. 

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Non-Invasive Ventilation for patients with COVID-19: New findings

October 21, 2020 - Oxygen

Non-Invasive Ventilation for patients with COVID-19: New findings

The spread of the COVID-19 virus is placing unprecedented demands on our global healthcare systems. The  number of patients experiencing respiratory failure from acute respiratory distress syndrome and requiring respiratory support has increased significantly. Countries around the world  are  racing against time to find efficient and practical solutions to manage patients in each stage of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

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October 21, 2020 - Oxygen

Is COPD a risk factor for COVID-19?

As of September 30, 2020, the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), responsible for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, has infected over 30 million people around the world and caused more than 1 million deaths. Given the devastating impact that COVID-19 can have on the lung, it is natural to fear for patients with underlying COPD.

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Home Oxygen Therapy Pulse Oximeter

October 21, 2020 - Oxygen

New trends in home oxygen therapy: connectivity and portability

Technological innovations drive better outcomes by making the use of oxygen for patients easier The home oxygen therapy industry continues to make significant advances towards oxygen therapy solutions with new innovations that include: 1.    Remote patient monitoring solutions  2.    Equipment improvements that enhance efficiency 3.    Connectivity 4.    Portability 5.    Durability

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How to store oxygen tanks at home

September 18, 2020 - Oxygen

Oxygen Therapy At Home: Tips to Store Oxygen Tanks At Home

How to store oxygen cylinders/tanks at home

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