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Does Anyone Knows Which Is Best Oxygen Therapy Machine ?

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Oxgen While Exercising

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Currently at a rehab and respiratory theripst seems to feel we should try exercising without oxygen. I find it hard and my o2 drops and heartrate goes to high. Shouldn't we be exercising with out oxgen if our sats decrease on exertion?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Yes. I use 2L us usually but my Dr said when moving around A lot or exercising I should be on three or four seems to keep my oxygen up

Oxygen Therapy

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thank you Jean for that information because i was a little confused because without O2 I would die and I know it because if my O2 tube comes out while i am moving around I can tell its like i am… read more

Oxyggen Tubing.....

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Why would you put your oxygen tubing in a dryer w/a. Towel???

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I've never heard of anyone doing this. Oxygen tubing gets stiff and hard with age from the oxygen going through it especially the canela. I just replaced it.

Longevity.of.thos.on Oxygen Therapy. The Official Statistics Say 1-3 Years Tops. Any Feedback Would Help

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Longevity of those on oxygen therapy . Statistics say 1-3.years.tops but I see some have been on oxygen therapy for 10. Years.?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I've been on oxygen for nearly 15 years. No problems here. I know people who have been on it longer than me. My age will get me before the use of oxygen will.

Does Oxygen Therapy Help With The Shortage Of Breath?

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My oxygen levels recover to 93 quickly (which isn't great) I suffer with shortage of breath.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

When I have SOB, I stop do three pursed liked breaths, then in the the nose and out with a relaxing breath. Sometime It take two rounds like that
It is the method that works best for me. But it… read more

Nebulizer

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I use my nebulizer with oxygen as they do in hospitals,when my oxygen gets low this gives me necessary medication and brings my levels up.dr discorage this but i have only20% lungs that was three years ago,i am still not on oxygen,my levels usually hold at 92,but i cannot walk too far without stopping,ig it was not for nebulizer with oxygen i would have been dead.has anyone else doing this>

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I have oxygen 24/7, do the nebulizer and two inhalers. My breathing is really bad. I walk a little then have to stop.

Is There A Difference Between O2 24/7 And Pulse.mynose Is Drying Up

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A MyCOPDTeam Member

Your home oxygen should have humidifier, the on the go pluses does not. I use Ayr gel , put small amount on q-tip and rub on inside of each nostril, it's safe with oxygen therapy and will help with… read more

Does Oxygen Therapy Assist Breathing

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Oxygen therapy helps compensate for some of the respiratory function lost by lung disease like Emphysema. In this case, excess carbon dioxide CO2 builds up and prevents an adequate level of Oxygen to… read more

How Bad Is Bad To Be On Oxygen,

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I have recently missed work and on steroids and antibiotics for my COPD flare up, it has been a couple weeks but only feeling a little better. I get winded and start coughing while walking, or when anxious. Has anyone have any advice how to proceed?

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Thank you