Tips to help stop Covid anxiety

 road to help anxiety

There has been a mixed amount of emotions this year as we approach the end of 2020. People have never felt so much with stress, worry, anxiety and also having to abide by rules and regulations regularly changing. As we look ahead and begin to see an end to Covid-19 in terms of going back to a ‘normal way of life’ whatever that may be. For those who deal with not only a daily struggle having this anxiety on top cannot be avoided. But with the year drawing to a close it is as important an ever to make sure you handle these emotions correctly. Here are a few top tips to help with anxiety especially as coronavirus has been a worldwide pandemic all year – much longer than anyone could have imagined or be prepared for.

  1. Sounds obvious but talking about your worries is good! Many of us feel like we don’t want to pester others close to us with our thoughts or feelings. Most of the time it also helps the person you are talking to too and aids to feeling calm, voicing your worries and understanding the feelings. It’s good to talk or even write to someone close.
  2. Ignore scare-mongering – There is always a lot of media hype, articles or online sites that may not be factual. Always stick to recommended advice from websites and Channels that do not add to your feelings. Fact is what is needed when something so big affects your life. It also stops you from being overwhelmed or even confused.#
  3. Focus on today – it is true that when you may be anxious it is easier to manage when you focus on the right here and right now. Do not worry about the what if’s or tomorrow. Be strong and wake up feeling strong and in control of what today will bring.

It may feel like a long road but anxiety can be managed and you can be in control. Focus on what works and is right for you. With coronavirus and Covid-19 affecting everyone in every country it is a major factor that we need to address especially when dealing with a huge range of other day to day issues. Remember your loved ones and people close to you and that you are strong enough.

Travelling abroad?

If you are considering your trip abroad then it takes time to organise especially when you need to arrange your medical oxygen. The task could seem daunting if it is an international trip. Trying to arrange medical needs in another country and another language creates a barrier and also you have to get this right.

The team at OxygenWorldwide speak multiple languages and use trusted supplier networks across the globe. This service takes the stress and worry out of planning your next vacation to an international destination.

You can simply sit back and dream about your holiday whilst OxygenWorldwide take care of all your medical oxygen needs. To also ensure your confidence the team are on hand to be contacted 24/7 so even when you arrive at your destination you are not alone.

If you are planning a trip please do contact the team here.

Staycation or Vacation?

Many of us are longing to have a change of scenery, visit friends or go away to relax. Whether it is a staycation or a vacation when travelling with medical oxygen do not let this stop you!

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Seaside staycation or seaside vacation?

Staycations or holistay are trips made within driving distance of where you live. These are great ways to explore your own country and discover destinations without the need to book flights or ferries as part of your trip.

Some people will chose to get away completely and vacate to another country via sea or air travel. Staycations give people the opportunity to discover destinations where they live which sometimes we forget how special they are.

Whether you choose to opt for a staycation or vacation OxygenWorldwide are here to arrange all your oxygen therapy requirements.

Travel with oxygen to anywhere!

It may seem a confusing time in regards to restrictions, guidelines and rules but the world is your oyster. If you maintain your safety and others you can still enjoy a vacation. Going away after all these times will feel like a breathe of fresh air you need after being indoors for the past few months. Even if you are planning next years’ travel plans this is OK as you can plan to take a much needed extended holiday trip. Maybe you want to travel the world a bit and see various places after missing out this year. It is the perfect opportunity to research, plan and book your holiday – plus it will give us something to look forward to.

Even when travelling with medical oxygen you may think there are not many places you can travel – but you are wrong. The team at OxygenWorldwide have over 20 years experience and can help arrange oxygen therapy across the world in over 130 countries.

If you have always wanted to see and discover new places, cultures of just want something different for your next adventure. Then go for it!!! Plan and research today for when you are ready to fly, boat or train across the countries of this world. There is so much to see when we are all ready.

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What holiday type are you?

With the great news of most European countries relaxing the rules around travel and allowing foreign visitors many of us are planning a summer vacation but what type of holiday person are you?

Sun Sun Sun – this is one of the top reasons people go away especially from countries that are cold or have an inconsistent summer climate (like the UK!) A week long soak up as much vitamin D as you can and enjoy the beach, a few glasses of sangria and just relax.

Food Food Food – Foodie holidays are great for those who really enjoy eating out, trying new dishes and even learning a new skill at a cookery school. Its a great way to feel part of the culture by eating local dishes and sampling new tasty delights

Play Play Play – Now for those who cannot sit steal and the thought of sitting on a towel all day seems a waste, most likely are out and about exploring the local tourist sites and soaking up all the history, culture. The best way to discover a country and understand its history and people by visiting museums, landmark sites and amazing things to do.

Whichever type you are there is a country out there waiting for you to discover. Even if you are travelling with medical oxygen there is so much choice. With quarantine rules relaxing countries have safety measures in place so do check before you book.

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3 ways to stay positive during lockdown

Being positive during Covid-19

Covid-19 is taking over our lives and while we all try to stay home and save lives it can be difficult to remain positive with all the negativity in the media or our thoughts.

Here are some 3 positive things you can do to give yourself the mental boost you need whilst being indoors and at home especially when you already are vulnerable or sick.

  1. Create a mood board or bucket list
    Zone in on your hobbies, interest, travels and plans for your future. Put all your ideas on paper, in a scrap book, list in your phone or even type up on the computer. You can be as creative as you wish but ultimately focus on what you are going to do or go to or start once this is all over!
  2. Stay hydrated It is important to remember to stay topped up with fluids and we may forget as not moving around as much. Your body still needs to be kept from dehydration as this can lead to bad skin, IBS flare up to headaches and tiredness to name a few. The NHS and The European Food Safety Authority state, “Women should drink about 1.6 litres of fluid and men should drink about 2.0 litres of fluid per day”.
  3. Video call your loved ones regularly Make sure you are keeping in touch with your friends, family or even your groups such as your local club or hobby group. You can set up virtual meet-ups, virtual drink nights to give a bit of fun to your week and see some friendly faces. Do not be scared to use video software as once you have mastered how it works it really makes you feel as if you are with all those friendly faces in the room and makes you feel really happy and in-touch with the outside world.

Don’t forget you can download all the best tips of what to do when at home whilst in quarantine. FREE guide over on our website today at oxygenworldwide.com.

We take care of everyone…

At OxygenWorldwide no matter how young we will take care.

Respiratory diseases are amongst all ages and therefore we are a service that takes this into consideration. You may be travelling to Disneyland in America or to your holiday retreat in Spain but what ever destination you choose we will make sure your care is in good hands.

Breathing long-term

Life can bring many challenges and coping with a long-term illness can seem to affect every part of your life. Managing and self-management is the key to improving your well-being and coping with flare-ups and challenges.

Oxygen therapy is one major part to this and understanding the treatment and how it works will help you. Many people will feel some anxiety towards using medical oxygen long-term. We all need oxygen as this is our ‘fuel’ and if there is a lack of oxygen in the blood oxygen therapy is needed to keep the body functioning.
If there is a chronic lack of oxygen this can lead to fatigue, problems with memory and concentration or swelling of the legs amongst other complications.
Medical oxygen helps to keep your organs functioning sufficiently and maintain blood oxygen levels to what is needed for you to maintain a normal life.
Oxygen therapy is beneficial long-term, some may need it for 15 hours a day or whilst sleeping but you will feel the effects long-term to help you feel less tired, more movement even with exercising and better sleep.
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Medical Oxygen has never been needed so much…

Oxygen Therapy Device Market to Witness Widespread Expansion at 12% by Type and Application During 2018 to 2023

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The Global Oxygen Therapy Device Market is growing fast because of the rising prevalence of lung, respiratory, heart and other diseases. The number is growing across the world because of the changing lifestyle.

 
Oxygen is required by cells to do work. Oxygen therapy is required for the supplement of oxygen in body through external mean to the people who have respiratory disorder. The oxygen therapy is much required by the people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD) for long term use.
The levels of oxygen are checked by the oximeter, which checks levels indirectly. The oximeter is a small device which gets clipped into person’s body parts. The levels are checked before giving oxygen therapy so that doctors gets an idea whether patients will get benefited with the oxygen therapy. If the person is found with the low levels of oxygen then he/she can be the one applicant for the oxygen therapy.
Generally, the patients of Asthma, Heart diseases, Sleeping apnea, lung diseases, COPD and other respiratory issues can get benefited from the oxygen therapy as it enhances the breathing power and patient can stay more active for long. The symptoms like weakness, headaches, fatigue, irritability and more will be reduced. The oxygen therapy is also helpful for the children with chronic lung conditions.
 
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