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- Has The Smoking Ban Had Any Effect on Public Health?
- Are E-Cigarettes A Safe Alternative For COPD and Asthma Sufferers?
- Three Things To Keep In Mind When Using A Pulse Oximeter
- How To Use A Portable Oxygen Concentrator Safely
- How to Improve Indoor Air Quality for COPD and Asthma Sufferers
Welcome to Pure O2 research centre - providing up to date information about all aspects of COPD and all other lung conditions. - Questions/answers, real life stories, fingertip advice, and helpful tips. We hope this exciting centre will provide a source of information and inspiration for all.
As you all know, Pure 02’s research centre is packed to the rooftop with information on all aspects of oxygen and it’s free to everyone to read. I know in this current climate that everyone (including me) is looking to … Continue reading
I can honestly say that over the last couple of weeks the weather has been awful…… rain rain and even more rain. It’s no surprise that Pure 02’s rental department have been inundated with calls and booking from patients and … Continue reading
So what is it?? As we know we have two lungs, which are often described as being like a pair of large sponges. They are situated in our chest and are essential for breathing oxygen into our bloodstream and breathing … Continue reading
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is a disease of inflammation that results in scarring or fibrosis of the lungs. In time, this fibrosis can build up to the point where the lungs are unable to provide oxygen to the tissues of … Continue reading
What is Cystic Fibrosis????? Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease, which means that children are born with it. The term “cystic fibrosis” is often shortened to CF. Both boys and girls can be affected, but CF cannot be “caught” or … Continue reading
Q: I have been told that I am a CO2 retainer. What does this mean? A: When the small bronchial tubes become floppy, inflamed, or constricted, stale air becomes trapped in the alveoli. This air contains carbon dioxide that would … Continue reading
Those with COPD may not breathe effectively for several reasons. Panic due to breathlessness may cause you to breathe more quickly and shallowly, making it difficult for your lungs to exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide and tiring your accessory breathing … Continue reading
When you wake up in the morning, do you feel excited about the day ahead or do you dread getting up and trying to accomplish your activities of daily living such as grooming, cleaning, or making meals? A patient said … Continue reading
We have all heard stories about people who just put down a pack of cigarettes and never smoke again. If only it were that easy for all of us. Studies have shown that many smokers are unable to quit without … Continue reading