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A History of Oxygen

Nov 27, 2020 3:48:13 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in Portable Oxygen, portable oxygen concentrator, oxygen therapy, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen One G5, SeQual Eclipse 5

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Oxygen to be harnessed and used to treat respiratory patients is a relatively new form of medication, but it has been proven to increase the quality of life and even add years to people's lives with severe respiratory illnesses. As with any new treatment or medication, the tools and methods are evolving, becoming more advanced and efficient. The history of oxygen as a drug moves in an exponential trend towards the safest and most efficient devices that LPT Medical carries today.

 

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6 Ways Portable Oxygen Concentrators Provide Peace of Mind

Nov 24, 2020 4:37:05 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, COPD management, wellness for seniors, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen One G5, Caire Freestyle Comfort

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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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Shopping for a Portable Oxygen Concentrator: Everything you Need to Know

Nov 1, 2020 2:47:17 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in portable oxygen concentrator, oxygen therapy, wellness goals, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen One G5, Inogen One G3

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How to Create a Healthy COPD Living Space in Your Home and Your Mind

Oct 25, 2020 7:23:26 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in Medication and Treatment, Tips and Hacks, portable oxygen concentrator, COPD education, Respironics SimplyGo

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If you have COPD it is important to take care of your body and your lungs, people do this by quitting smoking, exercising whenever possible, taking medication, and adhering to a strict treatment plan. Beyond these measures, it is important to also pay mind to your mental health, in doing so people with COPD become more motivated and cultivate a positive mind set.

 

When people's COPD symptoms begin to worsen is when their mental health also deteriorates and subsequently influences people to pay less attention to their COPD treatment thereby negatively effecting their health and well being. This is whats known as a negative feedback loop, which is a reaction that causes a decrease in function. So, creating a healthy environment to live in, by keeping your home clean and irritate free, is so crucial for these patients in order to find "homeostasis" which is essentially a state of normalcy.  

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Comparing the Three Best Portable Oxygen Concentrators of 2021

Oct 18, 2020 6:14:18 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in Respiratory Resource Center, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen, Caire Freestyle Comfort

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There are a few areas of focus that are great for comparing portable oxygen concentrators. However, people’s oxygen requirements vary from person to person, based on their pulmonary illness, severity, and their overall health. Then, there are other confounding variables like personal choices, daily lifestyles, and priorities that also vary from patient to patient and play a valuable role in your decision to buy a portable oxygen concentrator.

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7 Reasons to Replace Your Liquid Oxygen Tank with a Caire FreeStyle Comfort

Oct 12, 2020 3:44:30 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Portable Oxygen, oxygen therapy, COPD management, wellness for seniors, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen One G5, Caire Freestyle Comfort

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common lung conditions in the world. It’s known for developing slowly over the course of many years, leading to increased breathlessness, chest pain, coughing, and wheezing. As this incurable disease progresses, flare-ups and exacerbations become more common, so COPD patients need to pay especially close attention to the treatment plan created by their doctor. Since a core aspect of most treatment plans involves supplemental oxygen therapy, it’s also important for COPD patients to find an oxygen device that serves their long-term goals.

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What COPD Patients Should Know About Vaping and E-Cigarettes

Oct 2, 2020 2:16:33 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, wellness goals, COPD education, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen One G5, Caire Freestyle Comfort

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If you want to lead a healthier life, you need to be more acutely aware of how your lifestyle choices — and the lifestyle choices of others — affect your long-term well-being. For example, you need to research nutrition in order to make sure that your diet is helping you progress towards your health goals, rather than pushing you farther away from them. But nobody ever said this would be easy. With all the information (and misinformation) that’s out there, it can be pretty overwhelming trying to create a health plan and carry it out.

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How to Avoid Hospitalization Due to COPD Flare-Ups and Exacerbations

Sep 30, 2020 11:46:48 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, coronavirus, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen One G5, Caire Freestyle Comfort

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common lung diseases in the world. It’s estimated that about 16.4 million people in the United States alone have COPD and millions more are either undiagnosed or at high risk of contracting it. Despite this fact, many people are woefully unaware of what causes this disease and how it should best be managed.

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7 Barriers You Can Overcome with the Help of a Portable Oxygen Concentrator

Sep 25, 2020 10:47:45 AM / by Daniel Seter posted in Medication and Treatment, Portable Oxygen, portable oxygen concentrator, G5 oxygen concentrators, oxygen therapy, wellness goals, COPD education, COPD management, Respironics SimplyGo, Inogen One G5, Inogen, Caire Freestyle Comfort, Inogen One G3

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Life is full of obstacles that we need to overcome. Whether it be an obstacle in our career or personal life, success always comes from our ability to adapt to these circumstances and find a way past them. Thankfully, you never have to feel “alone” when it comes to facing these challenges. There’s no shame in relying on friends and family when times get tough, especially if it’s your health that’s at stake.

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