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About Oxygen Tanks

The diagnosis was a bit startling, but the prognosis is good. Thanks to modern medical technology, you can regain and retain your health in the privacy of your home with the use of durable medical goods, such as oxygen tanks and CPAP machines. If you have been struggling to catch your breath, your doctor may have diagnosed you with COPD or emphysema. Oxygen supplementation is also a treatment to prevent cluster headaches. Medical oxygen tanks can improve your quality of life by reducing fatigue and improving sleep, particularly if you have sleep apnea. The most common application of home use medical oxygen is with tanks of compressed oxygen. Large tanks, called "H tanks," secure in a corner of the room and offer access through tubing and a mask. There are smaller, portable oxygen tanks, "E" or "D" tanks, which allow you to go about your daily life, shopping, working, or traveling while still receiving the treatment you need. There are some safety precautions, and tanks should remain away from open flames, but they are generally safe to use. You can find a wide range of oxygen tanks on eBay in every listed size, as well as convenient accessories for making your therapy easier. Trolley carts help you move your tank from room to room, and portable tank slings and carriers allow you to keep your portable tank conveniently at your side.