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  • Powering Your POC in the Air: An Overview of Flying with Oxygen

    One of the greatest benefits that oxygen concentrators give oxygen therapy patients is the freedom to travel, unlike in the earlier days of oxygen tanks. Standard oxygen tanks are not allowed on airlines according to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, restricting the ability for those users to travel.

    In May 2009, however, oxygen therapy patients were finally allowed to take off: certain portable oxygen concentrators, approved by the FAA for airline travel, are permitted to be taken on the airplane in the cabin. Not all portable concentrators are permitted, but the list of approved POCs is extensive. Some of our most popular FAA approved portable oxygen concentrators are listed here:

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  • How to Take a Road Trip in an RV or Car With Oxygen

    If you’ve been aching to drive coast to coast in an RV or visit those relatives on the opposite side of the country, a portable oxygen concentrator can help make it happen. A standard at-home oxygen concentrator is often too bulky or doesn’t have the power capabilities to run in a car; with oxygen tanks, your car may not have the storage space to pack as many tanks as you need.

    Portable oxygen concentrators are made to be used on the go, including in cars and RVs. With portable oxygen concentrators, your main concern is ensuring that the unit can stay powered for long stretches of time. There are two options for powering an oxygen concentrator: using power from the vehicle itself or using batteries.

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  • Respironics SimplyGo vs. Inogen One G3

    With the rise in the popularity of portable oxygen concentrators, the number of different models, brands, and features available is also rising. Many of our customers zero in on the Philips SimplyGo and the Ingoen One G3 while searching a for a portable oxygen concentrator, and it can be tough to decide between these two units.

    To help you make a selection that is best for your lifestyle we have compared two of our most popular concentrators the Respironics SimplyGo and Inogen One G3.

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  • Can Your Allergies Cause a COPD Flare-Up?

    Millions of people suffer from allergies and experience the daily nuisance of sneezing, itchy eyes, and a stuffy nose. But if you have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), you might be wondering—can my allergies also cause a COPD flare-up?

    The answer is yes, your allergies can cause a COPD flare-up. In this article, we will discuss the types of allergens that can cause a COPD flare-up and what you can do to avoid them.

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  • Oxygen Concentrator Trends for 2018

    The good news is that as the number of oxygen users has grown, manufacturers have responded with new units and innovations.

    As early as 5 years ago there were only a few providers with limited features but the market has grown and we are seeing units that provide oxygen users with unheard of flexibility and freedom in choice.

    Every year we survey, inspect and select the top units in each category. Our analysis is based upon customer input, feature sets, specifications and, quality. We are excited to share with you our results and award winners as we enter 2018.

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  • The Best Diet for COPD for 2018

    When you or a loved one suffers from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you want to do everything you can to ease the symptoms. Inhalers, steroids and other medications, as well as oxygen therapy, are all potential treatments for these diseases, but there are other things you can adjust to better your life with COPD, including changing your diet.

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  • Oxygen Concentrator Store Customer Reviews and Testimonials - Winter 2018

    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 recent Trustpilot Reviews that we have received from actual customers.

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  • The Dangers of Buying a Concentrator from Unaccredited Sellers

    If you’re shopping for an used oxygen concentrator online and you find a very low retail price, you may get excited. However, it is probably too good to be true. Oxygen concentrators on websites like Craigslist™ or eBay™ provide no guarantees because any individual can post an advertisement on those sites.

    Before you buy, make sure you understand the risk of purchasing from an unauthorized dealer. Below are the key reasons on Why You Should Not Purchase an Oxygen Concentrator from Unaccredited Sellers on Third Party websites like Craigslist™ or eBay™.

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