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The Face Mask Survival Guide for People with COPD: 13 Tips to Make Mask-Wearing More Comfortable and Choose a COPD-Friendly Mask

Oct 25, 2021 10:18:31 AM / by Devon Slavens posted in oxygen therapy, wellness goals, COPD management, covid-19

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Mask-wearing is uncomfortable for just about everyone, but people with COPD and other breathing disorders have more reason than most to complain. Having a serious respiratory disease can legitimately make breathing through a face mask more difficult, even though face coverings are not actually dangerous for people with COPD (as most doctors agree).

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The Pandemic has Surfaced Vulnerabilities in Medical Oxygen Supply Industry: Here is How It Affected Long-Term Oxygen Patients

Sep 17, 2021 2:19:39 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in Medication and Treatment, portable oxygen concentrator, oxygen therapy, covid-19

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The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security reported in early 2020 that there were localized issues in securing enough oxygen to treat seriously ill COVID-19 patients.This was at the beginning of the pandemic, and predictions surrounding the availability of oxygen devices proved to be true in the following months. 

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Watch Out for Fake COPD Treatments: 9 Natural and Alternative COPD "Remedies" That Don't Live Up to the Hype

Sep 14, 2021 3:46:57 PM / by Devon Slavens posted in wellness for seniors, coronavirus, covid-19

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If you've spent much time at all reading about COPD online, you've probably come across articles and advertisements for “natural” therapies and alternative treatments for COPD. These include things like vitamin supplements, lung detox cleanses, and unconventional medical treatments (like stem cell therapy) that claim to relieve COPD symptoms, regenerate lung function, or even cure chronic lung disease.

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Avoid the Long Term Lung Damage Cause by COVID-19 at all Costs

Aug 18, 2021 10:52:39 AM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in COPD, wellness goals, coronavirus, covid-19

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COVID-19 and lung damage is still a very new problem, and while research so far can tell us some of the impacts of COVID-19 on respiratory disease there is still a lot of uncertainty. That being said, it is important to fact-check information that you see on the internet, especially when it comes to something as serious as COVID-19 and lung damage.

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