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Oxygen and the Kidneys

24 Jun 2016
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Oxygen and the Kidneys

Like the rest of the body, the kidneys require enough oxygen to work properly. Learn more about the importance of oxygen and the kidneys, and how you can improve your oxygen levels.

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Oxygen Levels and the Digestive System

9 Jun 2016
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Oxygen Levels and the Digestive System

The respiratory system and the digestive system both perform important tasks in the body. Because oxygen is essential to a properly functioning body, having enough blood oxygen is important. In this article, learn more about oxygen levels and the digestive system, and how to improve your oxygen levels.

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The Importance of Oxygen and the Lungs

1 Jun 2016
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The Importance of Oxygen and the Lungs

Oxygen is essential to a properly functioning body. However, for people with chronic lung disease, low blood oxygen levels and receiving enough oxygen are constantly on their minds. Read more about the importance of oxygen and the lungs, and how you can improve your oxygen levels.

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5 Tips for Safe Oxygen Therapy Use

26 May 2016
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5 Tips for Safe Oxygen Therapy Use

For people living with chronic lung diseases such as COPD, pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema, the use of oxygen has become increasingly common. However, what many oxygen users forget is that oxygen is a key element to combustion and can be dangerous if not properly handled. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give 5 Tips for Safe Oxygen Therapy Use.

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How Oxygen Affects the Heart

23 May 2016
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How Oxygen Affects the Heart

Because having enough oxygen is essential to a properly functioning body, understanding how oxygen affects the body is important. In this article, we look at how oxygen affects the heart and what you can do to improve your blood oxygen levels. Keep reading to learn more.

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Oxygen Levels and Brain Function

21 May 2016
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Oxygen Levels and Brain Function

Having enough blood oxygen is essential to a properly functioning body. However, for people with chronic lung disease, getting enough oxygen can be challenging. Keep reading to learn more about oxygen levels and brain function work together and to learn more about ways to improve your oxygen levels.

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Elevation and its Effect on Lung Disease

4 May 2016
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Elevation and its Effect on Lung Disease

Elevation and Its Effect on Lung Disease can vary significantly. Although high altitudes can have positive long-term benefits on health and longevity, there are many side effects that can negatively effect the human body, particularly for those with lung disease. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give you the information you need on altitude and what it can mean for those with chronic lung disease.

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How Oxygen Affects the Extremities

28 Mar 2016
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How Oxygen Affects the Extremities

Your extremities, which include your arms, legs, hands and feet, are farthest from your heart. However, if you have a chronic lung disease, your extremities may not receive the amount of oxygen they need. Keep reading to learn more about how oxygen affects the extremities, and how to improve your blood oxygen levels.

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Wildfire Smoke: The Health Threat that Never Goes Away

30 Nov 2015
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Wildfire smoke can make coping with lung disease tough for people who reside in fire-prone regions. Protect yourself. Read more.

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