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How to Use an Oxygen Tank

Even though the air we breath is 22% oxygen, some people might require additional concentrations of ... read more ...

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Respiratory disorders and apneas in children

It’s very common for children with respiratory disorders to suffer from snoring and apneas (pauses i... read more ...

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Nebulizer vs. Metered Dose Inhaler

There is a misunderstanding when it comes to the benefits of nebulizers and Metered Dose Inhalers on... read more ...

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What is A Chest Tube Placement for?

A chest tube placement is used to extract (drain) any substance that has penetrated the pleural cavi... read more ...

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Respiratory Glossary

On this section you will find, from A to Z, definitions of common terms or widely used words relatin... read more ...

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Tips for Surviving and Getting the Most Out of CPAP

Some physicians prescribe CPAP as part of the treatment for certain sleep disorders. Nevertheless, i... read more ...

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How to Choose the Right CPAP Mask: Advantages and Disadvantages

Getting the appropriate continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy depends to a great extent... read more ...

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The Effects of Smoking on the Respiratory System

Although smoking is known to greatly and negatively impact the overall health status, people still c... read more ...

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Tracheostomy Common Questions

A tracheostomy is a medical intervention in which a tube is introduced in order to provide a breathi... read more ...

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Children and Nebulizers

Using this device can be a discomforting experience for babies and toddlers. However, for respirato... read more ...

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Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea is a not a rare disorder, it alters your regular breathing pattern while sleeping by cut... read more ...

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How to Deal with Oxygen Therapy Devices

Some people need to carry oxygen tanks to engage in their everyday activities without limitations, o... read more ...

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Breathing Properly While Exercising

Breathing is the complex process of inhaling and exhaling air that a person has been doing throughou... read more ...

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Breathing to Control Anxiety

Learn a way to control anxiety by only breathing... read more ...

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Air Pollution and Respiratory Problems

Air pollution can greatly affect your health status, especially concerning the respiratory system. I... read more ...

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Cystic Fibrosis is a Systemic Condition

More than half a century ago, cystic fibrosis would claim the lives of many children due to a lack o... read more ...

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Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis is disease characterized by an insufficient production (or enough production but wit... read more ...

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Hypoxia

It is our red blood cells that are responsible for carrying oxygen to our tissues. We use this oxyge... read more ...

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Emphysema

Emphysema is characterized by dyspnea, chronic coughing and a hampered ability to breath during exer... read more ...

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic inhalation of a foreign substance such as asbestos and cigarette smoke is the principal caus... read more ...

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Asthma

Asthma is a chronic obstruction of the lumen of the small airways in the lung. The bronchioles are l... read more ...

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