If you have COPD, your airways may be swollen and it may be hard to take deep breaths and get enough oxygen. Oxygen therapy is an effective way to increase the amount of oxygen in your body to meet your needs. The goal of oxygen therapy is to help you feel better and breathe easier. It can also help you sleep better.

Here are some tips and options for use of oxygen therapy. The best type of oxygen therapy for you will depend on how much oxygen you need and your typical routine.