Flying Guidelines Using Portable Oxygen Concentrator

Using POC in Airplane

While the Air Carrier Access Act commands to accommodate passengers with disabilities, there’s absolutely no regulation requiring an airline to provide medical oxygen through flights. Artificial oxygen is considered a hazardous substance, and several airlines won’t permit passengers to take it on an aircraft. Some airlines offer supplemental medical oxygen, but many don’t, and usually […]

5 stretches before bed for a good night’s sleep

good night's sleep

It is normal that at some point in our life we ​​experience problems sleeping, especially if we suffer from respiratory failure. Sleep apnea can cause insomnia but it is important to treat it in time so that it does not turn into a disorder that ruins your quality of life. Lack of energy, irritability, headache, […]

Everything you need to know about buying a CPAP machine

cpap machine

CPAP equipment is recommended in people who suffer from sleep apnea, that is, who suffer respiratory pauses during the moment of rest, this may be due to a collapse of the airway. In addition to generating problems when sleeping, it can generate other problems such as coronary heart disease. That is why these devices, designed […]

Sleep apnea increases the risk of traffic accidents

Traffic accidents are one of the main causes of mortality in the world. Among the reasons that produce them, sleep problems are one of the most frequent. For example, accidents involving people with Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome (SAHS), which is a sleep disorder that affects 40% of the world’s population. But what are the so-called sleep […]

Do you need a prescription to buy a portable oxygen concentrator?

The portable oxygen concentrator is a device used to provide oxygen therapy to people suffering from respiratory problems. This equipment compresses the air around the patient and delivers it to them in a pure form.  The supply of an oxygen concentrator is continuous and best of all, its battery does not drain, since it can […]

Portable oxygen generator: why is a really good option?

Oxygen therapy has been used for many years to improve the quality of life of people with respiratory diseases. But, in its beginnings, the portable oxygen generator that allowed the patient to do this therapy, was an oxygen tank that forced him to stay at home to receive his dose. Now, with advances in technology, […]

What does a sleep therapist do?

sleep apnea

Sleep therapies are very effective especially if they are patients who suffer from sleep apnea, snore or lack oxygen during that moment of relaxation. In the latter case, the breathing pauses can last up to 120 seconds which can be interspersed with snoring or annoying sounds, causing a bad rest.  The appearance of sleep apnea […]

Traveling by plane with breathing problems: tips

Today the world is super connected. Everything is “a plane away.” Obviously, most people around the world want to experience air travel. The ones that haven’t, of course. However, traveling by plane with breathing problems is not always easy. So, is it possible? There are probably those who think that you cannot travel by plane […]

Can I buy oxygen for personal use?

oxygen therapy

Some people need oxygen for personal use because the amount of oxygen in their blood can fall below normal levels. Due to many health problems they cannot breathe normally. They are patient with some diseases like: Asthma Lung cancer Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) The flu Pulmonary fibrosis Cystic fibrosis And now, also COVID-19.  One […]

What is Oxygen Therapy?

Oxygen Therapy

Oxygen therapy is the use of oxygen as a medical intervention to maintain enough oxygen in conditions such as hypoxia, hypoxemia, and other related conditions. Oxygen is administered through a nasal cannula, face mask, or through a hyperbaric oxygen chamber. This therapy helps maintain the oxygen level in the blood for the treatment of acute […]

What is sleep apnea?

Sleep Apnea

The Cause of Sleep Apnea As you sleep, the muscles in your throat relax. This lets your throat muscles, and possibly your tongue, sink into your throat, reducing and possibly even closing your airways. This will usually cause snoring, and sometimes your breathing even stops completely many times during the night. You may or may […]

How does an Oxygen Concentrator works?

Oxygen concentrators work on the principle of Pressure-Swing Adsorption. Air is 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, and 1% other gasses – neon, argon, carbon dioxide, tiny traces of other things. The trick is to separate the oxygen from the nitrogen, and not worry about the tiny traces of other gasses. An air compressor pumps ambient air […]

What is the difference between oxygen tanks and portable oxygen concentrators?

portable oxygen concentrators

The important question is, why we should use oxygen concentrators?  Patients who have #respiratorydisease and #COPD should check this. We have the solution 😉 Research shows there are more than 15 million Americans reported having respiratory-related diseases, which is necessary for them to use supplemental oxygen that meets their dosage requirements as their doctor prescribed. […]

What is a Portable Oxygen Concentrator (POC)?

POC

If you have been prescribed oxygen therapy and are new to Oxygen Concentrators, let us help you understand what exactly are Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POC). Imagine an air conditioner and the way it functions – it takes air from the atmosphere, condenses it using a compressor, and this cool air is dispersed in your room […]

What precautions to take when traveling as a respiratory patient?

  When you are a chronic respiratory patient, you may have, even depending on your illness, the energy to do some activities that satisfy us. Also the obligations that sometimes with days of lack of oxygen in the blood cost us much more, such as work, visits to doctors among several. But today we are […]

Blood oxygen level

Oxygen blood test

Your blood oxygen level is a measure of how much O2 your red blood cells are carrying. High blood oxygenation plays an essential role in ensuring that your muscles, brain and other organs receive the energy they need to function properly. That’s why it’s so important to understand how to measure your current oxygen level—and […]

Coronavirus in USA

Coronavirus Prevention Guidelines – Covid-19 – The Coronavirus in the USA (Covid-19) has not taken us by surprise, and we are taking the corresponding measures. Do not stop taking your precautions. So that you and your family, coworkers, and acquaintances do not suffer from this malicious virus called Covid-19, follow the instructions named in the […]

Is vaping safe?

How does vaping affect your heart? Preliminary research suggests vaping poses risks to heart health. The authors of a 2019 review point out that e-liquid aerosols contain particulates, oxidizing agents, aldehydes, and nicotine. When inhaled, these aerosols most likely affect the heart and circulatory system. A 2018 report from the National Academies Press (NAP) found significant evidence that taking […]