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Mobility Aids: A Comprehensive Guide for COPD Patients

Feb 8, 2021 2:47:06 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, Tips and Hacks, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy, wellness goals, exercise, COPD management, wellness for seniors, outdoor recreation, Inogen One G5, Caire Freestyle Comfort

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An Overview of the Three Types of Emphysema and What Causes Them

Jan 29, 2021 4:04:15 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, diet, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy, wellness goals, exercise, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors, Inogen One G5, Inogen

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Best Walking Paths for Oxygen Patients in Boca Raton, Florida

Jan 19, 2021 2:23:13 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in wellness goals, exercise

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A Comprehensive Guide for Cleaning Your Home Safely With COPD

Dec 30, 2020 12:10:59 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, Tips and Hacks, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy, asthma, wellness goals, exercise, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors, outdoor recreation, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen One G5, Caire Freestyle Comfort

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COPD and Balance: How to Prevent Falls and Physical Injury

Dec 21, 2020 11:03:43 AM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, Tips and Hacks, diet, portable oxygen concentrator, oxygen therapy, wellness goals, exercise, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen One G5, Mental heath

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Most people don’t put a lot of thought into the way that they get around. As humans, we learn to walk from a very young age and we use our basic motor skills all the time. So, for most people, it’s difficult to imagine being in a situation where these basic functions are impaired. However, for someone with COPD, problems with mobility, balance, and coordination can be a daily struggle. Healthy, functioning lungs are essential for physical exertion, no matter how little it may be.

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7 Safe and Effective Home Remedies for Treating COPD

Dec 16, 2020 11:49:24 AM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, Tips and Hacks, 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

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How to Prevent Headaches if You Have COPD

Dec 8, 2020 3:14:52 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, Tips and Hacks, diet, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy, wellness goals, exercise, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors, Inogen, Caire Freestyle Comfort, Mental heath

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7 of the Best Ways to Observe COPD Awareness Month

Nov 10, 2020 10:59:36 AM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Tips and Hacks, diet, wellness goals, exercise, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors, outdoor recreation, Mental heath

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November is COPD awareness month, a time to come together and educate people of all backgrounds about the global impact of chronic bronchitis and emphysema. COPD awareness month is marked by an orange ribbon and can be observed in a number of different ways. Despite being the third leading cause of death in the United States, COPD suffers from a severe lack of awareness. According to a Health Union survey, only about 38 percent of patients were aware what COPD was or what its risk factors were before being diagnosed.

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7 Tips for Staying Safe During the Holidays if You Have COPD

Nov 4, 2020 11:49:53 AM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, Tips and Hacks, diet, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, wellness goals, exercise, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors, coronavirus, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen One G5, Inogen, Caire Freestyle Comfort

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From the novel coronavirus to devastating wildfires, 2020 has been a challenging year for us all. But for people with chronic respiratory illnesses like COPD or asthma, this year has been the ultimate test. The good news is that, by following all COVID-19 safety precautions stated by the World Health Organization (WHO) and by checking the air quality index (AQI) before leaving the house, many COPD patients have adjusted nicely to a new way of life.

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What is Halotherapy and Can it be Used to Treat COPD?

Oct 30, 2020 4:36:54 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, Tips and Hacks, diet, portable oxygen concentrator, oxygen therapy, asthma, wellness goals, exercise, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors, coronavirus

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to define two different types of lung disease: chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The former is a condition that impairs the bronchioles, the airway tubes that lead into the lungs. The latter affects the tiny air sacs in the lungs called the alveoli. These are responsible for the transfer of oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from the bloodstream. Both chronic bronchitis and emphysema are called “obstructive” diseases because they make it more difficult for the patient to expel air from the lungs, thus leading to a buildup of CO2 in the blood.

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