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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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A Buying Guide for Caire FreeStyle Comfort Accessories

Mar 24, 2021 12:53:35 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen One G5, Caire Freestyle Comfort, pulse flow portable oxygen concentrators

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With around 65 million patients worldwide, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is anything but uncommon. In fact, it’s one of the most prevalent lung conditions in the world behind asthma. However, despite these statistics, COPD is labeled an “invisible illness.” Many people suffer with this condition in silence, and society as a whole tends to stigmatize it by misunderstanding what its causes are and what life is like with this condition.

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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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7 Benefits of the Inogen One G5 Portable Oxygen Concentrator

Feb 12, 2021 2:03:20 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Portable Oxygen, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors, Inogen One G5, Inogen

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Nowadays, life is all about choices. We get to choose where we shop, eat, work, and much more. For the most part, this is a positive thing because it allows us the freedom to create a life that’s suited to our wants and needs. Oxygen patients, for example, can benefit from many decades of improvement in oxygen device technology and they have a wider array of options available to them than ever before including oxygen tanks, liquid oxygen tanks, stationary oxygen concentrators, and portable oxygen concentrators.

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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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Pneumothorax: A Potentially Serious Complication for COPD Patients

Jan 25, 2021 3:04:48 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy, wellness goals, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors, Caire Freestyle Comfort, Inogen One G4

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5 Mistakes New Oxygen Users Make and How to Avoid Them

Jan 20, 2021 10:26:05 AM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Tips and Hacks, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors, Caire Freestyle Comfort

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Supplemental oxygen therapy, or simply “oxygen therapy,” is the use of medical-grade oxygen to treat a variety of conditions. In hospitals, short-term oxygen therapy is used to help patients recover from surgery or acute conditions, but oxygen can also be administered for long-term in-home use in people with chronic lung diseases like COPD and cystic fibrosis.

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What Are Bronchospasms in COPD and How Are They Treated?

Jan 14, 2021 1:41:20 PM / 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, COPD management, wellness for seniors

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9 Tips for Grocery Shopping if You have COPD

Jan 5, 2021 2:18:58 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Portable Oxygen, Tips and Hacks, diet, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy, wellness goals, COPD management, wellness for seniors, Inogen One G5, Caire Freestyle Comfort

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