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Vaccine Recommendations for Adults with Chronic Lung Conditions

The month of August marks National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), a time to recognize and promote the importance of vaccinations in preventing serious – and sometimes deadly – diseases.  And kids aren’t the only members of the community that need to be vaccinated; adults with chronic lung diseases also need protection. Which Vaccines Do You […]

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Which States Have the Highest and Lowest Rates of COPD?

It’s no secret: COPD is a widespread condition that affects over 24 million people in the United States. Thanks to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Behavior Risk Surveillance Survey, we can see just how common the condition is. COPD’s prevalence across all 50 states ranges from just under 4% of the state population […]

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Reducing Chronic Inflammation in COPD

The more we learn about COPD, the more we know it to be a disease with consequences that extend far beyond the lungs. Although COPD primarily targets the respiratory system, the effects that occur outside the lungs – often referred to as extra-pulmonary or systemic effects – are important to consider when talking to your […]

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Top 6 Social Benefits of Portable Oxygen Therapy

Portable oxygen therapy has many psychological and long-term health benefits, but did you know it can also improve your social life?  It’s true; the days of being stuck at home tethered to endless tubing are long-gone. With the Inogen One G3, the social possibilities are endless. If you’re ready to bounce back into an active […]

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Decreasing Stigma & Social Isolation with Portable Oxygen Therapy

People with COPD often face unfortunate social consequences that are likely to stem from the visible effects of the illness. Disability – struggling to breathe – the use of supplemental oxygen and mobility aids – many patients report feeling stigmatized by the people around them as a direct result of these serious, observable consequences.1 Why […]

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The Beauty of Breathing Easier

“Breathing easier” means many things to Inogen and its community of users. It’s the oxygen you need, when you need it. It’s the reassurance that everyday life won’t have insurmountable obstacles. And it’s a lower stress level that comes as a natural result of all that better breathing and improved quality of life.   Improving […]

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