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Caleb Umstead

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Over the Counter Oxygen Canisters: Do They Work?

Posted by Caleb Umstead on Oct 9, 2014 1:42:44 PM

 

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POC Comparison: Respironics SimplyGo vs SeQual eQuinox

Posted by Caleb Umstead on Oct 7, 2014 4:47:29 PM

This is another edition of our portable oxygen concentrator comparisons. We strive to educate you on every machine that you are considering, this way you can feel 100% comfortable and confident in the purchase you make. Today we will be comparing one of the longest produced concentrators on the market, the Respironics SimplyGo with one of the most customizable and industry leading concentrators, the SeQual eQuinox.

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The Effects of Pneumonia on Oxygen Patients

Posted by Caleb Umstead on Oct 6, 2014 12:23:59 PM

Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs. A serious illness, it can affect people of any age, but is known to be especially dangerous in people who are older than 65, very young children, and in those who suffer from underlying medical conditions. While it's most common in the winter months, it can occur during other times of the year. It can also occur if you smoke.

Community-acquired pneumonia, or CAP, is a type of pneumonia that develops in patients in the community instead of in a hospital, nursing home, or assisted living facility. There are about four million cases of CAP every year in the United States. Of these, around 20 percent will need hospitalization.

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Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Overview

Posted by Caleb Umstead on Oct 3, 2014 1:23:00 PM

 

 

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POC Comparison: AirSep FreeStyle 5 vs Inogen One G3

Posted by Caleb Umstead on Oct 2, 2014 1:13:03 PM

The diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or other chronic lung diseases, has required you to need the help of supplemental oxygen to complete basic daily functions. This should not be seen as a negative, but as a positive reinforcement that will help you live the highest quality of life possible with COPD. To further add to our portable oxygen concentrator battle, today we will be comparing the Inogen One G3 portable oxygen concentrator against the AirSep FreeStyle 5 so you can better assess which concentrator is a more appropriate choice for your specific needs.

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Caring for Your Oxygen Equipment with Pets in the House

Posted by Caleb Umstead on Sep 29, 2014 3:03:16 PM

 

 

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SeQual eQuinox: 2014 Best New Respiratory In-Home Equipment

Posted by Caleb Umstead on Sep 23, 2014 4:31:19 PM

HME Business Magazine and Website have just announced their 2014 New Product Award Winners. With categories including; business services, home access, mobility, respiratory and more the HME Business award winners are products that are innovative, outstanding, and pave the way for new products to follow. This is the first year of the HME Business New Product Awards. 

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Staying Clear of Stress with COPD

Posted by Caleb Umstead on Sep 19, 2014 11:54:27 AM

Did you know that an abundance of stress and worry in your life can actually make breathing more difficult, and can cause further health problems? This is true for patients that suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), though with proper stress reducing activities on a regular basis you can learn how to better manage your stress levels. Incorporating some of the following stress relievers throughout your regular daily routine will help reduce the difficulty of breathing, but most importantly improve your overall health and quality of life.

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SeQual eQuinox vs SeQual Eclipse 5

Posted by Caleb Umstead on Sep 18, 2014 11:30:08 AM

Welcome back to another segment of our portable oxygen concentrator battle, where we compare similar portable oxygen concentrators on every aspect so you can better assess which concentrator will more adequately fit your health and lifestyle needs. Today we will be comparing the SeQual eQuinox portable oxygen concentrator against the SeQual Eclipse 5, both of these concentrators are from an extremely reputable company so no matter which unit you end up purchasing you will be both impressed and extremely satisfied.

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Pulmonary Hypertension Overview

Posted by Caleb Umstead on Sep 17, 2014 12:07:00 PM

Whether you are already suffering from this disease or your doctor suspects you have it, pulmonary hypertension is a serious medical condition that can damage the right side of your heart, making it less efficient at pumping your blood around the body and getting oxygen to your muscles.

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