National COPD Awareness Month

November is COPD Awareness Month and helps raise awareness and educate caregivers and patients about COPD. To increase awareness of the disease, Oxygen Concentrator Store and American Medical Sales and Rentals will release a weekly video about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

What are the top risk factors for COPD?

Episode 1

What are the top risk factors for COPD?
COPD develops slowly and usually worsens over time, and early treatment can help prevent lung damage, respiratory problems, and heart failure. The first step is to recognize risk factors. Learn the top three risk factors for developing COPD.

Posted: November 6, 2018
Learn what do after you've been diagnosed with COPD.

Episode 2

Learn what do after you've been diagnosed with COPD.
One of the best things you can do if you have recently been diagnosed with COPD is exercise regularly. Exercising regularly help improve circulation, increases energy, lowers blood pressure, strengthens bones, strengthens heart and lungs, and reduces stress and anxiety.

Posted: November 9, 2018

Traveling with Oxygen

Episode 3

Traveling with Oxygen
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with COPD and requires oxygen, you may be unsure if you can travel. The good news is that most of you can! Traveling with supplemental oxygen is easier than you might think with portable oxygen concentrators.

Posted: November 16, 2018
Portable Concentrators vs. Stationary Concentrators

Episode 4

Portable Concentrators vs. Stationary Concentrators
This video will compare the differences between portable and stationary oxygen concentrators. Portable concentrators are ideal for people who want to live an active life and enjoy traveling. Stationary concentrators were designed for people who require supplemental oxygen at night or require oxygen higher than 3 liters per minute. Learn what oxygen solution is right for your needs.

Posted: November 27, 2018

COPD Support Groups

Episode 5

COPD Support Groups
Discover COPD support groups like COPD Foundation, American Lung Association, COPD - Learn More, Breathe Better and our COPD Facebook group:

Posted: November 30, 2018

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Page last updated: December 3, 2018

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