Benefits of Oxygen Therapy

Oxygen Therapy: Oxygen, a gas found in the air we breath is necessary for human life. Some people suffer from conditions where they struggle to get enough oxygen naturally. They might need to carry around supplemental oxygen or receive oxygen therapy. Oxygen Therapy can improve energy levels, sleep and life quality.

Symptoms of Low Oxygen

When you aren't getting enough oxygen, you could display these symptoms:

  • Rapid Breathing
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Fast Heart Rate
  • Coughing
  • Wheezing
  • Sweating
  • Confusion
  • Changes in Colour of Skin

Depeneding on the situation, some people might need oxygen therapy continually, while others might only need it occasionally or in certain situations. Some oxygen therapy is done at the doctors office, other facilities or a person can have a mobile oxygen tank that they carry around with them.

Who can benefit from Oxygen Therapy

Oxygen Therapy can benefit almost anyone. These are a few specific situations where oxygen therapy can be really beneficial:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Pneumonia
  • Asthma
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Heart Failure
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Lung Disease
  • Trauma

Oxygen Therapy is beneficial for almost anyone. It can help with the healing of injuries of muscles and skin

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