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Low Blood Oxygen and How it Affects the Body

24 Sep 2017
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Low Blood Oxygen and How it Affects the Body

Learn more about low blood oxygen and how it affects the body here. Keep reading.

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COPD and Knowing Your Safe Oxygen Levels

19 Sep 2017
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For people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis and other chronic lung diseases, keeping a close eye on their blood oxygen level is often part of the daily routine. And, for some people living with COPD and other chronic lung conditions, receiving enough oxygen can be challenging. Every cell, organ and tissue…

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What Is the Life Expectancy of a Person With Pulmonary Fibrosis?

What Is the Life Expectancy of a Person With Pulmonary Fibrosis?

Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that usually becomes more severe over time. As lung scarring and inflammation become more pronounced, they can significantly impact a person’s life expectancy and quality of life. The extent of this impact, however, can vary from person to person. Some people with pulmonary fibrosis live for many years after their…

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COPD and Knowing your Safe Oxygen Levels

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COPD and Knowing your Safe Oxygen Levels

For people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis and other chronic lung diseases, keeping a close eye on their blood oxygen level is often part of the daily routine. However, for people living with COPD and other chronic lung conditions, receiving enough oxygen can be challenging. Every cell, organ and tissue in…

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Blood Oxygen Level: Is My Oxygen Level Normal?

31 Jul 2017
| Under FAQs, Oxygen Levels | Posted by | 4 Comments
Blood Oxygen Level: Is My Oxygen Level Normal?

The ability to understand and measure your blood oxygen levels is a critical skill for those with chronic lung disease. By knowing what your oxygen level is, you can change your behavior in order to address and change it. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to break down your Blood Oxygen Level: Is My Oxygen Level Normal?

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Oxygen Tanks and Oxygen Concentrators: What’s the Difference?

5 Jul 2017
| Under Guides, Oxygen Levels, Tips | Posted by | 2 Comments
Oxygen Tanks and Oxygen Concentrators: What’s the Difference?

For those with severe chronic lung disease, the use of oxygen therapy is a necessity. However, the question then becomes oxygen tanks and oxygen concentrators: what’s the difference? With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to breakdown what you need to know on both, and how to make the most informed decision moving forward.

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Oxygen Therapy at Home: Tips for Safe Use

14 Jun 2017
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Oxygen Therapy at Home: Tips for Safe Use

Oxygen therapy at home can help people with chronic lung diseases maintain healthy oxygen levels. Check out our safety tips for oxygen therapy at home.

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How to Keep Your Oxygen Equipment Clean

8 Jun 2017
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How to Keep Your Oxygen Equipment Clean

Check out these tips to help you keep your oxygen equipment clean, so you receive uninterrupted and clean oxygen therapy. Read more here.

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The Difference Between Normal Oxygen Levels and Low Oxygen Levels

2 Jun 2017
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The Difference between Normal Oxygen Levels and Low Oxygen Levels

Understanding your oxygen levels helps you stay in better control of your chronic lung disease. Keep reading to learn more about oxygen levels here.

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^ Quality of Life Survey data measured the patient’s self-assessed quality of life and measurable quality of improvement at three months of COPD patients.

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