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5 Conditions that May Require the Use of Supplemental Oxygen

Apr 15, 2021 10:53:39 AM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, portable oxygen concentrator, oxygen therapy, asthma, wellness goals, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors, pulse flow portable oxygen concentrators

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Supplemental oxygen therapy, or simply oxygen therapy, is a treatment that has been around since the late 1800s. It was primarily used to treat the symptoms of pneumonia, but doctors were uncertain how much to administer, how long to keep patients on oxygen, and if there were any serious side-effects. It wasn’t until the late 1900s that there was a significant amount of research on the use of medical oxygen and doctors became more aware of how to use it.

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Advice About Diet, Vitamins, and Supplements Specifically for COPD Patients

Apr 12, 2021 4:49:48 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Tips and Hacks, wellness goals, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a term that categorizes a few chronic lung conditions: chronic bronchitis, refractory asthma, and emphysema all of these conditions restrict airflow in some way.

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A Healthy Smile: How Your Dental Hygiene Routine Affects Your Lungs

Apr 1, 2021 2:58:42 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Tips and Hacks, diet, wellness goals, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors

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How to Budget and Afford a Portable Oxygen Concentrator

Mar 29, 2021 8:47:28 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in Medication and Treatment, portable oxygen concentrator, wellness goals, Inogen, Caire Freestyle Comfort

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Oxygen is the most essential property of life, yet many people don't even have the ability to utilize oxygen properly due to chronic conditions such as Chronic Pulmonary Respiratory Disease (COPD). COPD is an illness that obstructs your airways either due to excess mucus clogging your airways, or your airways becoming swollen, or a mixture of both of these conditions. 

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Luxurious Living with COPD: How to Adapt and Improve Your Home for Maximum Comfort with COPD

Mar 22, 2021 12:42:18 PM / by Devon Slavens posted in COPD, Tips and Hacks, wellness goals, COPD management

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For people with COPD, life is often filled with uncertainty: uncertainty about health, uncertainty about the future, and uncertainty about how bad your symptoms will be on a given day. That's why it's especially important for people with COPD have a safe, familiar place to retreat to when they need to get away from the stresses and inconveniences of the outside world.

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Hypoxemia Versus Hypoxia and How Oxygen Therapy Can Help Treat These Conditions

Mar 19, 2021 5:25:58 PM / by Ana Eyssimont posted in Tips and Hacks, wellness goals, COPD management, pulse flow portable oxygen concentrators

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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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How and Why You Should Apply for Disability Benefits With COPD

Mar 11, 2021 4:38:09 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Respiratory Resource Center, Tips and Hacks, wellness goals, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors

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7 Strategies to Help You Live in the Moment if You Have COPD

Mar 2, 2021 4:32:51 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Tips and Hacks, diet, oxygen therapy, wellness goals, exercise, COPD education, COPD management, wellness for seniors, Mental heath

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COPD and Vaccinations: Everything You Need to Know

Feb 24, 2021 3:27:08 PM / by Daniel Seter posted in COPD, Medication and Treatment, Respiratory Resource Center, Tips and Hacks, wellness goals, COPD education

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