• Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

    Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

    May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, which makes it the perfect time to review the newest developments, studies, and treatments for this rare respiratory disease. Despite decades of work by dedicated and capable medical researchers and scientists, there is currently no cure for cystic fibrosis (CF). However, there have been several advancements in our understanding of CF and many promising treatments have emerged. Nebology...
  • How Often Should You Replace Nebulizer Supplies?

    How Often Should You Replace Nebulizer Supplies?

    Your nebulizer is an essential device when it comes to effective respiratory treatment and better breathing. Like any medical device, a nebulizer needs basic maintenance and care to keep it functioning efficiently. One aspect of routine maintenance is replacing parts and supplies at the appropriate time. All nebulizer parts and accessories such as facemasks should be replaced if they show any signs of damage...
  • How to Clean and Maintain Your Nebulizer

    How to Clean and Maintain Your Nebulizer

    Conducting the proper cleaning and sanitizing procedures is essential to keeping a nebulizer functioning effectively. Taking care of your nebulizer is a crucial step to making your equipment last longer, preventing it from clogging, and even minimizing your risk of infection. A nebulizer administers inhaled medication in the form of a mist. Many patients use nebulizers to treat respiratory conditions such as asthma, chronic...
  • What Are the Different Types of Nebulizers?

    What Are the Different Types of Nebulizers?

    Nebulizers are medical devices that turn liquid medicine into a mist that you can then easily inhale. For those who struggle with respiratory illnesses – like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – nebulizers function to deliver medications deep into the lungs. Nebulizers are especially useful for those who are too young or too ill to use other devices, like metered dose inhalers. Inhalation...
  • Why Would You Use a Nebulizer?

    Why Would You Use a Nebulizer?

    Whether you are new to respiratory treatments or have been using inhalers for years, you may be curious about the effectiveness of nebulizers. A question patients often ask their medical provider when considering making the switch is, “Do nebulizers work better than an inhaler?”. In many cases, the answer is yes.  While inhalers are an effective treatment for some, depending on a person’s individual...
  • How a Nebulizer Can Ease Flu Symptoms

    How a Nebulizer Can Ease Flu Symptoms

    Flu season is officially in full swing. While getting the annual flu shot is always recommended to prevent contracting and spreading this contagious virus, this method isn’t always effective. If you do still contract the flu, there are a few things you can do to ease your symptoms under the guidance of your physician.  Symptoms of the flu – such as runny nose, congestion,...
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