Once upon a time, nebulizers were big bulky machines that patients often had to go to a hospital to use. Now days, they fit in the palm of your hand and are owned by millions. If you need a handheld nebulizer
, here are the four we’d most recommend.
A new and scary survey came out of the UK this month—almost half of all asthma patients underestimate their exacerbation risk, leaving them open to potentially life threatening asthma attacks.
The survey looked at over 50,000 asthmatics. Only 52% thought they were at risk of an asthma attack, but in reality 93% were.
Cruises are a great and fun vacation option for people of all ages. For those with asthma, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, or other breathing illness, planning ahead for vacation nebulizer treatments can be stressful. Traditional nebulizer machines can be big and bulky. Read More
Have you ever wondered which nebulizer famous pop singers prefer? No? Well now you can find out anyway.
In a recent interview with Brazilian TV show Caldeirao do Huck, Madonna revealed the medical supplies she uses to keep her body and voice in top shape for her performances.
Traditional nebulizers are pretty noisy. In fact, they’re sometimes referred to as jet nebulizers. They’re a great, convenient way to deliver medication, but some people prefer a quieter treatment. For them we recommend ultrasonic nebulizers. Here are what we think are the four best. Read More
For young children not yet used to nebulizer treatments, the experience can sometimes be scary. But there are several pediatric nebulizers designed to be kid-friendly and keep your child occupied during his or her treatment. Here are some of our most popular models. Read More
Grant from Santa Ana wrote in saying, “I have to take regular nebulizer treatments for my asthma. What’s the difference between a tabletop nebulizer machine and a handheld nebulizer? Is there one you’d recommend over the other?” Read More
It’s easy to lose track of things when you travel. Here are 5 common mistakes to avoid so you can get your regular nebulizer treatments. Read More
Occasionally, we’ll get asked what the difference is between a nebulizer
and a vaporizer
. Or between a nebulizer and a humidifier
. Though they all have to do with respiratory care, they all work differently and serve different purposes.
If you’re new to nebulizers, you might have a few misconceptions. Here are some of the common ones. Read More
Both nebulizers and inhalers give you medicine, but through different delivery methods. An inhaler sprays a quick burst of medicine. A nebulizer creates a mist that is breathed in through a face mask or mouth piece. Both devices have their own advantages and disadvantages. Read More
Vibrating mesh technology (V.M.T.) is a new technology for better, more portable nebulization. The only nebulizer machine to use V.M.T. is the Omron Microair NE-U22V
. There are many benefits to using the Omron NE-U22V and its Vibrating Mesh Technology.
A new portable nebulizer from MABIS DMI, called the MABIS NebPak
, has been specially designed with children and young adults in mind. MABIS developed this ultrasonic nebulizer specifically for children who need nebulizer treatments during the day, while in school. Many children are hesitant to take their nebulizer machine with them to school due to a fear of what fellow classmates may think.
During the summer months many people want to get out and enjoy the nice weather. If you have a respiratory ailment, however, this can be dangerous as the heat brings with it potentially life threatening problems. There is hope: by keeping the following tips in mind you increase your summer safety. Read More
For people living with Asthma or other respiratory ailments, knowing the air quality is important. Be sure to check weather reports on hot days to learn the current air quality as poor air can make breathing more difficult for everyone, especially those with breathing problems. Read More