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How You Can Use Your FSA to Upgrade Your Oxygen Therapy

Jan 4, 2022 9:28:30 AM / by Devon Slavens posted in COPD, Portable Oxygen, portable oxygen concentrator, oxygen therapy, COPD management, Continuous flow oxygen concentrator, pulse flow portable oxygen concentrators

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Flexible spending accounts (or FSA's) are a great tool to save money on healthcare, especially if you or someone in your family suffers from a chronic medical condition. If you use oxygen therapy, a flexible spending account can be a smart way to cover special equipment and out-of-pocket costs.

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16 Holiday Gift Ideas for your Loved One Suffering from COPD

Dec 13, 2021 3:27:30 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in COPD, Respiratory Resource Center, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy, COPD education, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen One G5, Inogen, SeQual Eclipse 5, Inogen One G3, gift guide, Continuous flow oxygen concentrator, pulse flow portable oxygen concentrators, Lifestyle P2 by Rhythm

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The holidays and shopping for friends or family with COPD can be difficult. But you know what's more difficult? Living with COPD every day of the year, and especially in the cold winter months!

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Watch Our Comparison Video Between the GCE Zeno and the Philips Respironics SimplyGo

Oct 22, 2021 1:25:05 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in Respiratory Resource Center, portable oxygen concentrator, Respironics SimplyGo, Continuous flow oxygen concentrator

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We created a comprehensive guide into the similarities and differences between the GCE Zeno and the Respironics Simply go portable oxygen concentrators. We also made a video for you to watch that takes you through everything you need to know about these two portable oxygen concentrators.

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Oxlife Independence Portable Oxygen Concentrator | Unboxing & Review

Sep 10, 2021 2:59:18 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, portable oxygen concentrator, oxygen therapy, wellness goals, COPD education, COPD management, Continuous flow oxygen concentrator, Oxlife Independence

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Here at LPT Medical, our goal is to get a portable oxygen concentrator in the hands of anyone who needs one. While oxygen tanks get the job done, we strongly believe that having a portable, lightweight oxygen device can significantly improve the lives of COPD patients around the world by empowering them with more freedom and ease of use than they ever thought possible. However, before we can recommend an oxygen concentrator to you, we need to learn a little bit about your condition, lifestyle, budget, and long-term goals. Reach out to our respiratory specialists at 1-888-416-3855 or email us at info@lptmedical.com to get started.

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GCE Zen-O Portable Oxygen Concentrator - Unboxing & Review

Aug 24, 2021 1:42:06 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, portable oxygen concentrator, oxygen therapy, COPD education, COPD management, Continuous flow oxygen concentrator

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Respironics SimplyGo - Unboxing & Review

Aug 11, 2021 4:24:26 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, portable oxygen concentrator, oxygen therapy, wellness for seniors, Respironics SimplyGo, Continuous flow oxygen concentrator, Sleeping And Chronic Illness

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What's the Difference between an Oxygen Concentrator, Compressed Oxygen, and Liquid Oxygen?

Aug 6, 2021 4:29:09 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, Tips and Hacks, portable oxygen concentrator, oxygen therapy, COPD education, COPD management, Continuous flow oxygen concentrator, pulse flow portable oxygen concentrators

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There are about 16 million people in the United States alone who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This condition is characterized by slow but persistent lung function decline that leads to breathlessness, chest pain, and fatigue. Several lifestyle changes can significantly reduce the rate at which COPD progresses including an improved exercise routine, a refined diet, inhaled medications, and most importantly, oxygen therapy. Every case of COPD is different, however, so patients should consult with their doctor to learn which lifestyle changes will benefit them.

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14 Questions to Ask Your Pulmonologist About Supplemental Oxygen Therapy

Apr 26, 2021 1:45:49 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, sleep apnea, wellness goals, exercise, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors, Continuous flow oxygen concentrator, pulse flow portable oxygen concentrators

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Supplemental oxygen is a type of medical therapy used to treat chronic lung conditions like cystic fibrosis, pulmonary fibrosis, and COPD. The aim of supplemental oxygen is to maintain a patient’s blood oxygen levels which are vital for systemic health. Every organ in the body requires oxygen in order to function properly, so using supplemental oxygen as it’s advised by your doctor can provide you with immense short- and long-term benefits.

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Long Term Oxygen Therapy Devices That Make Life A Breeze

Apr 19, 2021 12:52:14 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in COPD, Respiratory Resource Center, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy, Inogen One G5, SeQual Eclipse 5, Inogen One G3, Continuous flow oxygen concentrator, pulse flow portable oxygen concentrators

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If you have a condition such as chronic obstructive respiratory disease or pulmonary fibrosis, it is possible that you will eventually require supplemental oxygen therapy as a main treatment method if you do not already.

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End-Stage COPD: How to Plan and What to Expect

Mar 19, 2021 11:32:46 AM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, diet, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy, wellness goals, exercise, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen One G5, Caire Freestyle Comfort, Mental heath, Continuous flow oxygen concentrator, pulse flow portable oxygen concentrators

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the diseases with the greatest financial burdens worldwide and within the United States. Studies have shown that the average annual COPD-related expenditure is around $4,147. And while 51% of these costs are covered by Medicare according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), that still leaves roughly $2,000 a year that COPD patients need to spend out-of-pocket. Combine this with the cost of aging and limited retirement funds and it’s not hard to see why COPD is such a major financial burden for so many people.

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