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COPD And Medical Oxygen Cylinders

Medical Oxygen Cylinder Tank Medical Oxygen Cylinder Tank

COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease which is a serious disease of the lungs that makes breathing harder. Chronic bronchitis and emphysema are also COPD as the lungs don’t function as well, requiring oxygen to be supplied to the lungs artificially.

Recent studies have shown that COPD causes muscle dysfunction which causes the person to reduce their physical activity which further impairs muscles. Muscles require metabolites and oxygen to work efficiently. Metabolites are supplied by the food we eat, oxygen has to be supplemented medical oxygen cylinders tanks. Long term oxygen therapy has shown to improve metabolism and muscle function.

Medical Oxygen Cylinder Tank w/post Valve and on/off Toggle (E Size 24 CF) is an option available for COPD patients. Whether you are at home, traveling in a car or on a flight, this 24.9” oxygen cylinder is the most convenient option for you. This aluminum medical oxygen tank comes with CGA 870 post valve with an off/off toggle inserted. The medical oxygen cylinder has a diameter of 4.38”, length of the cylinder is 24.9” with 90 cu feet storage capacity. Made from aluminum alloy 6061-T6, with standardized inlet threads, this light weight cylinder is easy to carry around no matter where you go.

If you are a COPD patient, you need not worry about how you will travel. With Medical Oxygen Cylinder Tank w/post Valve and on/off Toggle you can adjust your oxygen and enjoy the new destination you plan to fly with your family, colleagues or friends.

A few tips for the traveler flying with an oxygen cylinder

  • Buy the oxygen medical tank about two weeks before your scheduled trip
  • Get familiar using it as well as ensure that it is working fine
  • Take extra and new batteries for the flying time. The airlines advise 150% of the battery capacity that you may otherwise require
  • The charger should be handy for you to plug it in at the airport when waiting for the flight/boarding
  • If you require oxygen all the time, make sure you have made arrangements for a refill at the destination port
  • Fill in the medical form that is required by the airline
  • Request a window seat so you do not hinder the movement of fellow passengers
  • Request a wheelchair as this will speed you through security, as well as prevent desaturation of oxygen levels.
  • Carry a pulse oximeter to check oxygen saturation regularly during the flight and adjust it when required

JTC Valve sales, sell the best quality medical oxygen tank cylinders that are manufactured by leading manufacturers. Different sizes and capacity of medical oxygen cylinders are available here for every need. No matter what size and capacity of medical oxygen tank you require, you will find it right here on this leading online portal.

Click here now to purchase the safest and best quality Medical Oxygen Cylinder Tank w/post Valve and on/off Toggle at the best prices. Be safe and breath safe!!

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