What is an Oxygen Concentrator?

Oxygen concentrators help to fill the gap if your body is unable to get enough oxygen to function normally on its own. These devices can provide patients with a variety of medical conditions—including asthma, lung cancer, COPD, the flu, and COVID-19—with enough extra oxygen to breathe normally. They are typically prescribed for long-term use for…

COPD Treatment

If you or a family member has recently been diagnosed with COPD, learning more about the treatment options that are available can help to ease your mind when it comes to thinking about how to live a relatively normal life. X-PLOR® oxygen concentrators has compiled an overview of some of the most common COPD treatment…

What is COPD?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD, is a type of chronic lung disease that involves ongoing inflammation of the lungs, which results in frequent coughing and difficulty breathing. It is most often caused by long-term exposure to cigarette smoke or similar types of irritants, and it can make individuals more likely to develop…

What is Oxygen Therapy?

Oxygen therapy is a treatment that allows you to breathe in extra oxygen. This is also called supplemental oxygen. Some people may need oxygen therapy for a short amount of time, while others will need it for a longer period. You can only receive oxygen therapy with a prescription. WHO NEEDS OXYGEN THERAPY? Your health…

Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) is a comprehensive rehabilitation program designed specifically for patients with lung disease

Understanding Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Patients with chronic respiratory conditions such as Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) often have difficulty with their activities of daily living due to shortness of breath. If you have been newly diagnosed with a chronic respiratory condition or suffer from other conditions such as pulmonary hypertension, cystic fibrosis, or…