The use of oxygen therapy continues to be a topic of debate among the
medical community. Some people believe it is a very effective way to help
someone feel better. Others believe there is too much of a risk of using
it because there are unknown effects from it. There are also individuals
that contend that there isn’t any real benefit from it and they are just
scamming people for their money.
Society seems to really take on new forms of therapy though. They are
always willing to try the next best thing that is offered. Oxygen therapy
is the process of filling the lungs up with more oxygen than the person
is normally taking in. This allows the tissues in the body to have more
air and for the blood to circulate to the extremities if that has been a
Those medical professionals that due believe in oxygen therapy are trying
to get it in use for those that suffer from too much carbon dioxide in
their body This is often the result of lung problems. Individuals with
emphysema, respiratory problems, and heart disease often need more oxygen
than they are getting.
Yet there are so many different factors that affect a person with such
ailments that it is hard to determine the overall benefits of oxygen
therapy for them. It is impossible to control the many variables. It is
believed that the use of oxygen therapy though early on will be a way to
give such individuals a better quality of life. Many of them suffer for
years and then die slowly due to heart problems, circulation problems,
and the toxins that stay in their body due to the carbon dioxide not
being removed with the intake of sufficient amounts of oxygen.
There are a couple of different ways in which oxygen therapy can be given
to patients. Liquid oxygen injected on a regular basis can be a fast and
effective way to give them the oxygen as therapy. There are some kits
that allow the patient to administer the oxygen therapy on their own. Yet
due to the risks of using liquid oxygen this isn’t left in the hands of
anyone but medical professionals.