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Myths About Oxygen Therapy and COPD

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Man wearing an oxygen mask.
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Oxygen mask in a hospital.
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I don’t need oxygen therapy


Caregiver helping senior with an oxygen mask.
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I can’t live a normal life with oxygen therapy


Senior woman having a medical therapy with oxygen at home.
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Oxygen therapy is uncomfortable


Man wearing an oxygen mask while sleeping.
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I can wear it at my own convenience


Doctor talking to a patient.
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Too much oxygen will make me stop breathing


Senior couple enjoying their vacation at the beach.
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I will have to wear oxygen the rest of my life


A blue medical oxygen concentrator.
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Oxygen is explosive


Caregiver helping senior woman with an oxygen mask.
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Be Compliant


John Bottrell

John Bottrell

John Bottrell is a registered Respiratory Therapist. He wrote for HealthCentral as a health professional for Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).