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  • Oxygen Concentrator Repairs and Maintenance 101

    Oxygen concentrators are lifelines for many patients. For this reason, it is crucial that your system is in 100-percent working order at all times. Whether you purchase a new or used concentrator, the unit should be cleaned and maintained to prevent costly repairs. However, over time, your concentrator will likely require a professional evaluation and repair work. It is essential to know how to manage your system correctly so that you can keep using it for years to come.

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  • Stationary Oxygen Concentrator Electricity Usage and Costs

    Naturally, the bigger the oxygen concentrator and the higher the dosage setting, the more electricity it will use. If you're worried about how much your stationary oxygen concentrator will make your electric bill go up, we’ll help you figure it out. It actually might not be as bad as you think!

    Stationary oxygen concentrators run on AC power, and do not use batteries or are able to run on DC power. They are normally bigger than portable concentrators and usually operated at home with the ability to move from room to room on the wheels at the bottom.

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  • Coronavirus: What You Need To Know

    Since 2001, Oxygen Concentrator Store has been dedicated to promoting the health of individuals affected by COPD, emphysema, and other respiratory and lung conditions. As COVID-19, or Coronavirus, continues to spread across the U.S, Oxygen Concentrator Store is doubling down on our mission to help make life easier for individuals in need of oxygen therapy. We’ve compiled research from the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization to help you better understand COVID-19, how it could affect you, and how to protect your health during these uncertain times.

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  • What’s the Difference Between an Oxygen Concentrator and Oxygen Tank?

    Oxygen is quintessential for our being. When one has a respiratory condition and breathing is adversely affected, a doctor prescribes supplemental oxygen to aid the oxygen intake. When we think of supplemental oxygen solutions, a traditional bulky oxygen tank often comes to the mind. Nonetheless, oxygen delivery technology is ever evolving and has made several advances in the last few years. The two widely used oxygen delivery mechanisms at home are oxygen tanks and oxygen concentrators. We’ll discuss below what they are and how they differ so that you can make an informed decision about your choice of oxygen delivery.

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  • Using Oxygen While You Sleep

    Everyone breathes differently when they are asleep. When you're sleeping, your body slows down, your breathing becomes shallower, and you take in less air in each breath. This can be dangerous for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or other lung conditions. Many people with breathing problems prop themselves up with pillows while they sleep to avoid having trouble breathing but propping yourself up with pillows won't help this problem.

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  • February 2020 Oxygen Concentrator Store Reviews

    We know that our success depends on the satisfaction of our oxygen customers and that is why we strive to give every customer the highest shopping experience! We pride ourselves on educating new customers on oxygen solutions and providing post-shopping customer support.

    View a small selection of February 2020 Trustpilot Reviews that we have received from actual customers.

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  • Oxygen Troubleshooting – Why Would an Oxygen Concentrator Stop Working

    Just like any other piece of electrical equipment, an oxygen concentrator can stop working due to technical issues or after it's gotten over a certain age. You might also have instances where it can malfunction due to an outside influence, with no problems in the concentrator itself.

    If an oxygen concentrator is not providing oxygen, it could be due to several different reasons. The system in an oxygen concentrator is made up of a few intricate parts that all work together to purify and deliver medical-grade oxygen, so you can breathe it in.

    However, before you call a maintenance technician, you can do some troubleshooting on your own to see if you can fix the problem yourself. Sometimes, the cause of a big problem can be a small and easy fix.

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