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Why Do We Need Oxygen?

Jun 29, 2018

Every minute of our life's organism needs to breathe. To be exact, we need to breathe oxygen. As we all know, air, water, and sunlight are the basis of all life. The importance of oxygen to life is beyond any doubt.

Oxygen has a good therapeutic effect on asthmatic, emphysema, pulmonary heart disease, chronic bronchitis and other lung diseases in the elderly. Oxygen has been used as a medicine for medical treatment, and it has been a common practice to go to hospital for oxygen inhalation. In recent years, air pollution has continued to deteriorate and respiratory diseases have continued to climb. The main pollutants in the air are sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, particulate pollutants and acid rain. These toxic substances all cause severe respiratory diseases and increase the mortality of respiratory diseases. Respiratory diseases are extremely uncomfortable and have a heavy burden on the heart. Often accompanied by chest tightness, chest pain, cough, hemoptysis, irritability, food and tasteless.

After clinical observation, long-term oxygen therapy can correct long-term hypoxic state; improve vital signs; reduce the occurrence of polycythemia; improve sleep and nocturnal hypoxia; help restore mental and energy; improve the general condition. However, attention should be paid to indications, oxygen concentration, and oxygen supply to prevent oxygen poisoning.