Health Tip: The Benefits of Oxygen Therapy

(HealthDay News) -- Oxygen therapy provides extra oxygen if you have a health condition that prevents you from getting enough.

The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute mentions these potential benefits:

  • Improved shortness of breath.
  • Improved sleep, if you're bothered by a breathing disorder during slumber.
  • Improved quality of life and lifespan for some people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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