40% Off All Batteries SHOP BATTERIES NOW

Inogen Oxygen Education Blog

Oxygen. Anytime. Anywhere.

View all Inogen One Systems  
Why Might I Need Chest Fluoroscopy?

Chest fluoroscopy is a type of imaging test that uses a fluoroscope (a special type of X-ray machine), which allows your health care provider to see live images of the inside of your body. It’s a kind of X-ray movie, but uses more radiation that your standard chest X-ray so your health care provider will […]

View Article  
Is Esbriet an Approved Treatment for IPF?

Genentech’s Esbriet (pirfenidone) was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2014 to treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a fatal disease characterized by progressive scarring (fibrosis) of lung tissue. This is great news for people with IPF, as prior to the development of Esbriet and nintedanib (Ofev), another new drug approved to treat […]

View Article  
Ozone Therapy: Is it Good or Bad?

Ozone (O3) therapy is a type of alternative medicine that claims to increase the amount of oxygen in the body through the introduction of ozone. Although O3 has many damaging effects, some researchers believe it has many therapeutic effects, as well. So why isn’t ozone therapy more widely utilized? Is it because we frequently equate […]

View Article  
What is Central Sleep Apnea?

Central sleep apnea (CSA) is a type of sleep disorder that causes your breathing to repeatedly stop and start during sleep. It’s associated with significant complications, including frequent nighttime awakenings, excessive daytime sleepiness and an increased risk of problems associated with the heart and circulatory system.[1] Causes of CSA Breathing is controlled by the autonomic […]

View Article  
What is Bronchogenic Carcinoma?

The term “bronchogenic carcinoma” seems to have evolved over the years. Historically, it was used to define certain types of lung cancer that originated in the bronchi (largest air passages in the lungs) and bronchioles (smallest air passages in the lungs). At present, the term is used interchangeably to describe any type, or subtype, of […]

View Article  
Oxygen Cannulas Are Now Available on Inogen.com!

Convenient Cannula Ordering We’ve listened to your comments and requests and are excited to announce that Inogen will now offer Salter Cannulas for purchase on our website. Skip that trip to the drug store and order here* to have them shipped directly to your door. Salter Cannulas Salter Cannulas are designed with patient comfort in mind. Salter […]

View Article  
What Causes Pleuritic Chest Pain?

Pleuritic chest pain is caused by inflammation of the pleura – the tissues that surround the lungs and line the inner chest wall.[1] This type of chest pain is characterized by sudden and intense sharp, stabbing, or burning pain in the chest when inhaling and exhaling. It’s exacerbated by sneezing, coughing, deep breathing or laughing.[2] […]

View Article  
What is Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis?

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis, also known as extrinsic allergic alveolitis or allergic alveolitis, is a rare immune system disorder of the lungs caused by exposure to dust and other substances found in the environment.  These substances trigger an immune response in the lungs that causes short or long-term inflammation, primarily in a part of the lungs called […]

View Article  
When Might a Lung Biopsy be Necessary?

A lung biopsy is a medical procedure performed to remove a sample of tissue from the lungs to determine the presence of lung disease or lung cancer. The procedure is done using an open or closed method. Closed biopsies are performed through the skin or trachea (windpipe) while open biopsies are done in the operating […]

View Article  
Inogen Call For Support View Cart
1-800-374-9038
Request a FREE Info Kit