I see you sell humidifiers. Can you tell me the difference between a humidifier and a vaporizer?
Humidifiers and Vaporizers share many similarities. They both create a mist and add moisture to the air around you. This can help combat symptoms such as dry nasal passages, nosebleeds, congestion, and itchy skin.
How are the children's nebulizers mechanically different from the adult nebulizers? Can my child use a nebulizer meant for an adult?
There are no mechanical differences between children’s nebulizers and adult nebulizers. Both children and adults can use either type of nebulizer.
People often ask us, “Which nebulizer is best to use for colloidal silver?”
First, a warning about colloidal silver. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Colloidal silver isn’t considered safe or effective for any of the health claims manufacturers make. Silver has no known purpose in the body.”
If you have severe COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder) and low levels of oxygen in your blood, a portable oxygen concentrator (POC) can help you live a longer, healthier life.
Benefits: Oxygen therapy is known to give patients more energy, and reduce the risks of heart failure and lung disease.
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) has been in the news these past couple weeks, after Leonard Nimoy, famous for playing Spock on Star Trek
, died of the disease at age 83
. Unfortunately, there is no cure for COPD. But there are things you can do to slow its progress, feel better, and live a more active lifestyle.
Flus and colds are two of the most common asthma triggers, and unfortunately it’s flu season once again
. These two illnesses share many similar symptoms-- runny nose, sore throat, coughing, etc. But the treatments are somewhat different, so it’s helpful to know which you have. How can you tell?
It’s fall allergy season, and people all across the country are sniffing and sneezing. This is especially true in the area from the south Midwest to the Southeast, which is affectionately known as the “Pollen Belt” because it has the highest pollen counts in the country
Ragweed, one of the most common summer/fall allergy triggers, usually arrives in mid to late August, bringing with it much sneezing and congestion. For those with asthma, it may make symptoms worse or even trigger asthma attacks. Fortunately, there are some things you can do and some things you should avoid doing to help keep your allergic reaction under control. Read More
Summer may not be as well known for seasonal allergies as the spring and fall, but it still brings many triggers that those with allergies and asthma should avoid. Read More
Spring is here! Which means plenty of sunshine, rain and unfortunately--pollen. But don’t worry; by taking these precautions you can limit your exposure to pollen and enjoy the springtime without your allergies going crazy. Read More
Colds and flus can be especially problematic for those with asthma or other respiratory conditions. Since your airways are already sensitive, the virus does more damage
. And this time of year, cold and flu viruses are abundant. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to avoid getting sick even during winter.
Cystic Fibrosis is a serious, progressive condition which requires professional treatment and medication to manage. Currently, there is no cure. However, there are some simple things
those with the condition can do at home to minimize CF complications.
In some cases snoring is a sign of a serious medical problem. In other cases, it’s not. Either way it can be a serious relationship problem—especially if your partner has made an effort to sleep through the snoring (ear plugs, noise machines, whatever) and you’ve done nothing to stop it. Read More
Summer is coming to an end, school is back in session, and soon the trees will be sporting some impressive foliage. Unfortunately, apple cider and cozy sweaters aren't the only things in store this fall. Even though spring may reign supreme over allergy symptoms, fall usually comes with the highest levels of ragweed, mold, and bed bugs – three of the biggest allergy and asthma triggers around. Read More