Your Whole Health Blog
Communication is key to closing the gap between healthcare providers and patients.READ MORE
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory disease that blocks airflow in your lungs. It makes breathing difficult and can prevent your body from getting the oxygen it needs.READ MORE
The symptoms of COPD are usually constant and can slowly progress over many years. Learn about the common symptoms and risk factors of COPD.READ MORE
Oxygen Therapy presents an effective treatment option that can help relieve and manage symptoms, and make meaningful contributions in the lives of individuals with symptoms of various respiratory conditions - both acute and chronic, requiring oxygen therapy on either long or short-term basis.
There is no question that living with congestive heart failure can be challenging. Your heart must work harder to pump more efficiently and prevents your body from circulating the proper oxygen and nutrients needed to remain healthy.READ MORE
Because it can be difficult to cough up mucus—especially with a weakened cough reflex—it is important to drink enough fluids to keep your mucus thin and loose. Check with your practitioner to determine how much fluid you should drink daily to keep your cough effective.READ MORE
A simple cough during your day hardly warrants a second thought but coughing up blood with mucus should give you pause. It can be a frightening experience, especially if it has never happened to you before.READ MORE
Staying healthy is more important than ever for patients with chronic lung diseases. Some every day rules to help you stay healthy and minimize the risk of exposure to viruses and infections include washing your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds , sanitizing between washes, quit smoking, caring for your teeth and gums, avoiding germs, and considering vaccinations like the flu shots. There are even more considerations you may not have thought of to help you stay healthy.READ MORE
In today's world, undergoing oxygen therapy doesn't mean remaining housebound. With a range of portable oxygen treatment devices now available, you can carry your supply with you wherever you go, including in the air.READ MORE
Home oxygen therapy is an effective therapy option for a variety of chronic respiratory conditions.READ MORE
Few things can interrupt your health as much as insufficient oxygen levels. Every cell in your body requires it, and many different issues can make it difficult for you to breathe and circulate enough oxygen.READ MORE
Receiving a respiratory disease diagnosis can be life-changing. These conditions are common and often debilitating to those who suffer from them. Fortunately, oxygen therapy is an effective treatment option that can help control the symptoms of respiratory illness.
Continue reading to learn more about oxygen therapy, including how it works, who may benefit from it, and best practices for treatment.