Oxygen+ Articles - Health

Trailblazing a New Travel Buddy: Face Masks

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member |  Joining the travel trend of the Fourth of July weekend, I was among an estimated 48.9 million Americans who helped mark the largest number of U.S. travelers on record for the holiday (Hall). Exposed to new sights, smells and sounds, my journey Westward to San Francisco, California had some thrilling, and some chilling, experiences that caused me to rethink how I might chose to travel. SF’s Chinatown, to which many Chinese immigrants were first drawn for better economic opportunities and the gold rush of...

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The Breath: When in doubt, "Stay in your nose.”

Charles J. Meakin MD, MHA,  O+ Wellness Contributor | My lifelong hobby of high-performance and holistic living strategies, coupled by my 30 years of providing medical care in the Cancer Center, has taught me that the Breath is our top health priority...

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O+ Office Plants, Meet Air Pollution!

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | We recently moved Oxygen Plus’s worldwide headquarters, and thus, had the chance to redesign our office layout and overall look and feel. It didn’t take long to pick the wall colors: Gray and yellow...

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Oxygen Plus: The Next Level of Hockey

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member |  An authentic Minnesota gal, I traded in my ballet shoes for a pair of hockey skates in high school. While I never mastered a left-sided hockey stop like I did my double pirouette, I...

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Get Pollution Out Of Your Face!

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member |  Pollution is not only an environmental threat that affects our breathing and overall health. It’s also a hazard to that youthful glow. The beauty and skin care industries are meeting the need of a...

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Oxygen: The New Power Fueling Motocross

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member |  If you don’t know a lot about motocross, the teaser motocross athletes are amongst the most physically fit in the world may throttle your interest. Another fun fact I learned about this competitive, physically-demanding...

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Why Oxygen Plus Makes the Perfect Holiday Buzz

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member |  What to buy? What to wear? How to keep that holiday cheer? Those are the questions bouncing around my head during “the most wonderful time of the year.” The season’s demand for bringing a...

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Pick Up Some Butts!

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member |  A bus stop billboard caught my eye the other day. It was an advertisement for screening/tests for people who had successfully quit smoking cigarettes. The image of a woman, standing on an impressive mountain...

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Who Can Steal Your Oxygen?

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | The times may be, or appear, divisive. Yet we may agree on the point that we all share the same air, and atmosphere. It may surprise you just how interconnected the air we breathe...

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The Air of Our Children

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | I had the privilege of witnessing my brother’s first baby-boy’s baptism this weekend. As the minister plunged the baby’s wiggly head under the trickling water, I caught his little nose seeking a breath of...

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A New York Breath

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | As a New Yorker, I appreciate Oxygen Plus (O+) because I know – and can be in control of – what's going into my lungs. Living in the tenth most polluted metro area in...

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Be Aware of the Air You Breathe: Our Air Pollution Crisis

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | The air we breathe: It’s invisible, but it can be poisonous, dangerous, even deadly. Plus, air pollution and poor air quality is a bigger problem than you may believe – affecting the majority of...

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Elevating Ballet and Modern Dance with Oxygen Plus

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | As a former classical ballet and modern dancer who embodied the teachings of Martha Graham, George Balanchine and Loyce Houlton and until taking the old collegiate detour, I have a deep, personal appreciation for...

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Elevate Your Yoga with Oxygen

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | Yoga – a very fluid experience in and of itself – has evolved as a concept and practice over time and geography. Today, yoga is many things to many people, and is practiced in...

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An Oxygen Boost, the Breath, and the GYROTONIC® Exercise Method

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | What’s catching wind with professional dancers, elite athletes, such as Andy Murray and Tiger Woods, and wellness-minded celebrities, including Lady Gaga and Madonna? The mesmerizing GYROTONIC® exercise method is a comprehensive approach and system...

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Will Using Recreational Oxygen Impact My Routine Treadmill Workout?

Lee Wyton, BSc (Hons), MSc (Student in Sport Physiology) and the O+ Team | O+ Customer Question: Will using recreational oxygen impact my routine treadmill workout? "At the age of 66, I established my baseline of BPM and SpO2 pre-exercise...

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Commute by Subway? Grab Your Oxygen Plus!

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | It is estimated that, worldwide, there are more than 120 million people who commute daily (Amato). The demand and need for public transportation continues as people move to larger cities. Typically affordable and convenient...

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Athletes Party and Then Breathe Oxygen

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | The media is quick to tell us about athletes who party and drink alcohol. Many elite and professional athletes do not drink alcohol. Nevertheless, the world has witnessed many others use – and even...

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Why Those Living at a Higher Elevation May Benefit From Recreational Oxygen

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | If you’ve been living in a high-altitude city like Bozeman, Montana or Denver, Colorado for more than a few months, you probably feel fully acclimated to the higher elevation. However, the “thin air" -...

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What Cigarette Smokers and Those Who Live in Polluted Cities Both Need: Pure Oxygen

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | As you learn from an early age, oxygen is an essential component of life and living. Humans, and of course even the dogs we love, breathe the oxygen available in ambient air to thrive...

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O+ Recreational Oxygen: The Missing Party Guest

Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Member | When you head to your next party, consider bringing along a portable canister of Oxygen Plus (O+) oxygen as your trusted wing man/woman. Sure to create a buzz (pun most definitely intended), the portable,...

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Why Oxygen Plus is the Air Apparent to Energy Shots, Drinks and Supplements

Andre Peschong and Lauren Carlstrom, O+ Team Members | Oxygen Plus is a healthier alternative to “energy” shots, energy drinks and energy supplements because O+ oxygen is completely natural, side-effect free, and has a wider range of practical applications. Don't...

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How a Boost of Oxygen Could Benefit You – On and Off the Tennis Court!

Alenni Nemitz, O+ Team Member From a biology standpoint, oxygen is critical for your body to function. Every single cell in your body--the cells that make up your muscle tissue, your heart tissue, and your lungs, all of which are hard...

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Training for a Marathon? Top 3 Legal Supplements that can Help you Perform

Your body is a machine, and your diet is its fuel. When you train for a marathon, you quickly notice that your fuel will run out, causing your body – your machine – to feel the impact. As a marathon...

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The Side Effects of Using Canned Oxygen

Canned oxygen is quickly becoming a top choice for naturally restoring and refreshing the mind and body. In medical and non-medical scenarios, oxygen is used to help everything from sleeping disorders to asthma, fatigue, athletic performance and more. Now available...

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