Some symptoms of COPD might even make you lose too much weight or not get enough nutrients. Click to see what you can do to live comfortably with COPD.
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We know to check blood oxygen when we feel out of breath, or are having symptoms… But what about when we feel fine? Here we offer a little guidance on how often you should monitor.
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Checking your blood oxygen is simple enough: just put the meter on your finger and wait, right? But how do you read the number? What does ‘low’ blood oxygen really mean? Many of our patients first diagnosed with COPD will say that their oxygen levels are always ‘low,’ but also always similar. Here’s how to know when your low blood oxygen is just your usual, or baseline, and when low oxygen is truly a risk for you.
You can use a pulse oximeter to check your blood oxygen level at home, and use some of these natural approaches to increase your blood oxygen level on your own.