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Ana Eyssimont

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Weird COPD Symptoms and How to Manage Them

Sep 17, 2020 11:14:02 AM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in Insider, COPD, Tips and Hacks, diet, oxygen therapy, exercise, COPD management

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease that causes lung irritation and therefore challenges breathing.

 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) it’s the fourth most common cause of death among people in the United States. Getting treatment and developing healthy lifestyle habits are essential to improving your quality of life with this condition.

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How to Make Oxygen Therapy as Easy and Comfortable as Possible

Sep 15, 2020 2:08:37 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in oxygen therapy, COPD education, COPD management, Inogen One G5, Inogen, Caire Freestyle Comfort

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One thing we try to talk about in our blog posts is how beneficial oxygen therapy is for COPD patients and other people who utilize supplemental oxygen therapy. We understand that it may seem like an invasive aspect of your daily routine, however you are actually gaining all of the freedom, energy, and livelihood that you would have lost without your oxygen device. That being said, it is important to discuss the side effects of oxygen therapy and how we can work with you to make it more comfortable.

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Inogen Portable Oxygen Concentrators and You: A Match Made in Breathlessness

Sep 8, 2020 2:46:21 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in portable oxygen concentrator, Inogen One G5, Inogen, Inogen One G3

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Similarly to a love match made in heaven, your oxygen therapy device should meet the same set of standard and be created to last a lifetime!

 

Your oxygen device, like a loved one, should make life better and more enjoyable. They should both possess qualities that bring out the best in yourself! Each should be reliable at all times of the day and night, and in times of hardship. In this article we will talk about our Inogen brand portable oxygen concentrators and how the right POC will make a perfect match for you and your lifestyle 

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What is COPD and Why is There No Cure?

Sep 6, 2020 4:27:03 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy, wellness goals, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors

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COPD is an umbrella term for a group of lung diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are the most common conditions that contribute to COPD. Despite how wide spread the disease is and the invasive nature of its effects on people, little is known about a cure. That being said, there are many treatments that work to fight off symptoms so you can lead an active and health lifestyle.

In this article we will convey what COPD is and how if effects people, and why there is no cure. We will also discuss, that while there is no cure, how oxygen therapy has been proven to give people with COPD longer

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COPD and Mild Cognitive Impairment: What Does This Respiratory Disease Mean for Your Brain

Sep 1, 2020 2:17:24 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, portable oxygen concentrator, COPD education, wellness for seniors

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COPD is a chronic respiratory disease that impairs your breathing capabilities, and due to the deprivation of oxygen, the disease will affect other aspects of your life beyond the function of your lungs. If your body cannot process the oxygen in the air enough for your body, parts of your brain will, in some cases, be affected by this.

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Oxygen Therapy Promotes a Healthy and Active Lifestyle

Aug 25, 2020 12:54:14 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in COPD, oxygen therapy, COPD management, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen One G5, SeQual Eclipse 5

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Try to think back, and remember what your daily routine looked like before you started suffering from symptoms associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pneumonia, asthma, heart failure, cystic fibrosis, or sleep apnea…

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5 of the Best Portable Oxygen Concentrators for a Good Night's Sleep

Aug 20, 2020 12:11:56 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in portable oxygen concentrator, oxygen therapy, COPD management, Inogen One G5, SeQual Eclipse 5, Inogen One G3

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Many people with COPD or other respiratory diseases, are shocked when their doctors inform them that they need to start using supplemental oxygen, and this shock doesn’t go away every time they recommend you rely on supplemental oxygen more and more, until eventually you are using your oxygen device, 24/7.

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How to Cough Correctly with COPD

Aug 17, 2020 3:22:20 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in COPD, Tips and Hacks, COPD management

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If you have COPD, the first sign that something was not right was likely feeling shortness of breath, to the point that you wanted to see your doctor about it. It also could have been that incessant cough throughout the day and night.

It's easy to blame a cough on allergies or a common cold, but if it persists and becomes a regular thing, you should see your doctor to discuss the possibility of having COPD or another lung ailment. The sooner you find out if it is COPD causing your symptoms the sooner you will be able to treat the chronic illness, thereby slowing down the progression of your COPD.

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Pros and Cons of The Most Popular Portable Oxygen Concentrators in 2020

Aug 12, 2020 1:43:31 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in portable oxygen concentrator, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen One G5, Caire Freestyle Comfort, SeQual Eclipse 5, Inogen One G3

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Pros and Cons of The Most Popular Portable Oxygen Concentrators in 2020

Choosing a portable oxygen concentrator can be tricky because there are a lot of options out there. So best way to begin is by narrowing down your options based on a few components we will discuss in this article.

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6 Myths Debunked: COVID-19 and COPD

Aug 11, 2020 10:12:44 AM / by Ana Eyssimont

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There are a lot of misleading resources and misinformation circulating the media about how COVID-19 is affecting humans and to what degree. If you are seeking information about the virus causing COVID-19 it is hard to know what information you can trust and what to be skeptical about.

 

In the scientific community, recommendations change as evidence becomes more widely available due to new studies and tests, proving anything to be one way or the other takes a lot of time and resources. There have been multiple coronaviruses, but the particular strand that causes COVID-19 is new and there is limited data scientists and medical professionals have at the moment. Therefore, you should be more cautious and play it safe rather than sorry, until more conclusive data is available.

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