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Respiratory Resource Center

11 Ways The Inogen One G5 Offers More Freedom Than An Oxygen Tank

Nov 14, 2019, 10:01:45 AM / by Daniel Seter posted in Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Tips and Hacks, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy

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If you keep up with our blog here at LPT Medical, you’ll know that last week we crowned the Inogen One G5 with the title “The Best Portable Oxygen Concentrator of 2020.” As you can imagine, we don’t take this title lightly.

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How to Take COPD Medications Correctly & Adhere to Your Treatment Plan

Nov 11, 2019, 9:54:00 AM / by Devon Slavens posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, Tips and Hacks, oxygen therapy, asthma

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If you have COPD, your number one responsibility as a patient is to do what your doctor says and take all your medications as prescribed. This might sound simple on the surface but, in reality, it's much easier said than done.

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The Best Portable Oxygen Concentrators of 2020

Nov 5, 2019, 4:48:07 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy

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Around this time each year, friends and family all across the country come together to celebrate the Holidays. It’s the perfect time to make plans for the new year and give thanks for everything that’s happened in the past year.

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When Is Surgery A Viable Treatment Option For COPD?

Oct 25, 2019, 9:39:40 AM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Tips and Hacks, diet

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Oxygen therapy, pulmonary rehabilitation, and inhaled medication are the most common treatment options for COPD. They’re proven to significantly reduce respiratory symptoms like coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath, while simultaneously reducing the rate at which COPD progresses. 

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Clinical Trials For COPD: Are They Worth Your Time?

Oct 4, 2019, 4:19:16 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Tips and Hacks

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Coming to terms with a COPD diagnosis is never an easy thing to do. Most people who contract a respiratory disease feel uncertainty about how effective their medication will be or whether there is any medication available in the first place. While it’s perfectly natural to have these concerns, it’s also important to remember that researchers have been studying COPD medication for decades and have a very thorough understanding of how to treat the condition.

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COPD and Immune Dysfunction: How to Prevent Respiratory Infection

Sep 25, 2019, 11:25:40 AM / by Admin posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Tips and Hacks, diet, oxygen therapy

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No matter where you are or what you’re doing, you’re always being exposed to disease-causing pathogens. And while this may seem like a scary concept, you'll be happy to know that your immune system is working around the clock to fight off this bacteria and keep your body healthy. At least, that’s what it’s supposed to do…

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Nebulizer Therapy: What You Need To Know To Get Started

Sep 12, 2019, 10:10:17 AM / by Admin posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Tips and Hacks, oxygen therapy, asthma

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Whether you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, cystic fibrosis, or any other type of respiratory ailment, your doctor may prescribe you with a device called a nebulizer. Nebulizers are one of many different types of inhaled therapy devices and can provide you with considerable relief from respiratory symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing, and wheezing.

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27 Oxygen Terms You Need To Know

Sep 5, 2019, 4:02:52 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in Medication and Treatment, Portable Oxygen, Tips and Hacks, portable oxygen concentrator, oxygen therapy

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Oxygen therapy or supplemental oxygen is the use of oxygen for medical purposes. It’s used by around 1.5 million people in the United States and can alleviate symptoms associated with a variety of respiratory conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and cystic fibrosis. Although oxygen therapy is a common medical treatment, there seems to be a lot of confusion around what it is, how it works, and why it’s so important. 

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15 Important Things That Happen When You Quit Smoking

Aug 27, 2019, 10:53:00 AM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Tips and Hacks

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Despite smoking being the cause of 80 percent of cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), 38 percent of COPD patients report that they still smoke. These are staggering statistics and show the powerful addictive effects of nicotine and other harmful chemicals found in cigarettes. 

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How to be a Helpful Caregiver for Someone with COPD

Aug 16, 2019, 10:04:23 AM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Portable Oxygen, Tips and Hacks, diet, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affects millions of people around the world. It’s a lung disease characterized by difficulty breathing, coughing, wheezing, chest pain, and more. While there is no cure for COPD, its symptoms can be reduced significantly by following a strict treatment plan designed by your doctor. 

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