Oxygen saturation and Oxygen volume are two different things. While saturation looks good the amount of Oxygen you breathe in is being shared throughout your body. When at rest your heart and other organs get what they need but once you start moving every cell in your body is clamoring for it's share of a limited Oxygen supply. My saturation at rest is typically mid to upper 90's but as I have less than 25% lung function there is less O2 available. Hope that answers the question.
Gmanexec gave you a pretty good answer. Another way to say what he said is that part of what we do is called "air-trapping", and that has to do with not exhaling enough of the stale air out to make room for O2. Purse-lip breathing is one way to counter-act this; diaphragmatic breathing also helps. Just FYI, as long as your O2 sats are up, you can keep going for as long as you can stand it, no matter how sob you are and you won't do yourself any harm. You'll just be really uncomfortable. My advice: learn to deal with it. It is something you can get used to and the more you can do the better off you'll be. When you exercise it's really important to be able to sustain our activity for 20-30 minutes to get the biggest benefit, so find an intensity (speed and incline) that you can sustain and work toward that. It will get easier.
Because the way I understand is that doesn’t necessarily mean the oxygen is pumping through your blood to the heart ! I know they have sone what’s called blood has check many times in hisosiyalnans that hurts They fo right into main artist in your wrist to get the blood . I mean long before I was on oxygen my numbers were reading like that nut son is part of emphysema. The oxygen ir air gets stuck in the lung . Why we need to do the lung exercises on and off all day to push the bad air out ! It amazes me that sone people are on 5 or 6 liters and it doesn’t mean they can do anything but rest . I don’t understand and I pray I never do !
@A MyCOPDTeam Member so are you talking about shots or having it put in your bloodstream in a more direct manner? I read that they have been using it in the U.K. for decades, don't know if insurance will cover it in the U.S> but my guess is that they won't. I use many herbal and natural treatments pure spectrum 500mg cbd oil, arnica Montana, food grade H2O2, and will study perhaps setting up a sauna-bag ozone system with my larger ozone generator. None of the natural and herbal remedies i 'am currently using are expensive the highest cost i 'am paying is the cbd oil . Of course walking 2-3 miles a day helps a lot too, along with 478 breathing exercises, buteyko, light weight lifting, and stretching often.
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