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What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy exposes wounds and/or damaged tissues or nerves to 100% oxygen at a higher-than-normal atmospheric pressure. The increase in pressure above sea level allows more oxygen to enter the lungs and therefore into the bloodstream.

Pneumonia and The Need for Supplemental Oxygen

Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs which causes the air sacs to be filled with pus or fluid. Pneumonia is caused by either a bacterial, viral, or fungal infection. When the lungs get full of debris, it becomes difficult to breathe. As the patient struggles for air, the oxygen level in their blood decreases. As oxygen levels decrease and are sustained at lower levels, the body responds in many negative ways.

THE MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT OXYGEN THERAPY

No fear is greater than the fear of the unknown! It is up to all those involved in the healthcare continuum to educate patients so that they get the proper information about their therapies, understand their needs, and learn to embrace rather than fear them. Here most commonly myth-buster about oxygen therapy.

WHAT IS AN OXYGEN CONCENTRATOR

An oxygen concentrator (also referred to an oxygen generator) manufactures its own oxygen by utilizing molecular sieve beds to sift out the trace elements in room air. It is an electrical or battery-operated device. Concentrators come in many varieties, both stationary and portable and high and low liter flows.

Things To Keep In Mind When Using Oxygen at Home

Always post “no smoking” signs on your front and back doors. To notify people and the fire department to know where oxygen is in the case of a fire. Learn More

Choosing the Right O2 Concepts Oxygen Concentrator

O2 Concepts is one of the world’s top manufacturers of portable oxygen concentrators made in the USA. Oxygen concentrators are mediums to provide oxygen therapy in various concentrations. At HPFY, we offer a wide range of O2 Concepts Independence and Freedom Oxygen Concentrators

Portable vs. Stationary Oxygen Concentrators: Get to Know Them Better

COPD, emphysema, or some other respiratory ailment, supplemental oxygen therapy can benefit from the use of oxygen concentrators. Oxygen concentrators do offer respiratory therapy patients freedom from oxygen tanks, but which one is right for you? Let Health Products for You clear the muddied waters and help you make the correct decision!!

Top 10 Best Oxygen Concentrators

Breathing difficulties sometimes require the use of supplemental oxygen in order to maintain safe oxygen blood levels. The problem with standard oxygen tanks is that they are bulky and heavy and need to be refilled or replaced when empty. This can diminish your independence and quality of life. The oxygen concentrator usage alleviates some of this issue since they are lighter and more portable to allow the user to get out and about. Finding the best high-flow oxygen concentrator for you may seem impossible, but HPFY is here to help you make an educated decision.

Using the Invacare Perfecto2 Oxygen Concentrator

An oxygen concentrator works by concentrating oxygen from the surrounding ambient air, therefore creating a supply of oxygen enriched gas for inhalation. Invacare offers respiratory patients a great option in the Perfecto2 Oxygen Concentrator. Understanding the unit and its proper use can easily make your oxygen therapy more efficient.

Use the O2 Concepts Oxlife Independence Portable Oxygen Concentrator Correctly

Many people require supplemental oxygen due to a variety of ailments – ranging from COPD to emphysema. Supplemental oxygen therapy usually is dependent upon large, heavy oxygen tanks that can leave those dependent upon this life-saving oxygen homebound. How do we allow these folks to regain their independence and quality of life? A portable oxygen concentrator (POC) can be a life-changing option.

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