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Lisa Burkhart

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How Nighttime Oxygen Might Save Your Life

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Oct 31, 2019 12:30:00 PM

 

 

Normal oxygen levels are generally between 99% and 95% during waking hours.  During the night your oxygen levels naturally drop because you don’t breathe as deeply while sleeping. Your oxygen saturation levels should ideally remain above 90%. If your saturation levels dip below 88% your doctor is likely to prescribe supplemental oxygen for nighttime use.  Many portable oxygen concentrators are equipped for use while sleeping.

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Topics: portable oxygen concentrators, portable oxygen, Inogen

Music Therapy Proves Beneficial for Respiratory Disease.

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on May 21, 2018 7:24:00 AM

 


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Topics: COPD Treatment, COPD Exacerbations, Lung Health

Pollen Can be Deadly

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on May 17, 2018 8:17:00 AM

 

 

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Topics: COPD, COPD Exacerbations, asthma

Meet a Special Olympian who is Very Special to us!

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on May 10, 2018 6:44:15 AM

 

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Topics: Share Your Story, Inogen One G4, Lung Health

The New Invacare Platinum Mobile Makes Friends with Your Phone

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on May 7, 2018 8:41:44 AM

It has been quite some time since the Invacare Corporation has released a new portable oxygen concentrator.  But, they've just introduced a new one and it's quite a step up from their previous models. The newly released Platinum Mobile joins Invacare's family of portable oxygen concentrators, the XPO2, and the Solo2. If you’ve ever wondered what Land  Rover model portable oxygen concentrator might look like, the Invacare Platinum Mobile might well be it. It’s rugged and ready to go off the beaten path, but it’s sleek and stylish too, with some fun bells and whistles.

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Topics: portable oxygen concentrator reviews, Invacare Platinum Mobile

How to Lose a Cough in 10 Days

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Apr 6, 2018 10:22:50 AM

 

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What You Need To Know About Your Cough

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Apr 5, 2018 4:49:23 PM

One of the symptoms of COPD is a persistent wet cough. Some coughing is part of the condition and is necessary to help keep passageways clear but there may be other factors that are contributing to your cough. 

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Topics: COPD, COPD Exacerbations, Lung Health

Springtime Allergies and COPD

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Apr 2, 2018 4:12:27 PM

The days are getting a little bit longer and the weather is getting a little bit milder. Color is starting to appear on the ground and leaves are starting to sprout on the trees. Despite the fact that it's still cold in some parts of the country, there's no doubt that spring has sprung for 2018. Spring can be a beautiful time of year but for COPD patients, increased pollen and other allergens in the air means increased risk of exacerbation. A study conducted at prestigious, Johns Hopkins showed that those with COPD or other chronic respiratory conditions were at risk for exacerbation following a histamine, or allergy attack.

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Topics: COPD, COPD Exacerbations, Lung Health

How Corticosteroids Affect the Body's Calcium and Vitamin D

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Mar 28, 2018 2:42:31 PM

 

 

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Topics: COPD Treatment

The Science Behind Corticosteroids and Bone Loss

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Mar 20, 2018 12:43:44 PM

 

 

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Topics: COPD, COPD Treatment, bone loss

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