Don't let your guard down — cold season is still in full effect. The combination of Winter's dry air, a turned-up thermostat, and closed windows can wreak havoc on your respiratory system. One of the best ways to combat dry air and reduce your susceptibility to infection is to utilize a humidifier.
Benefits of Using a Humidifier
Reduce Snoring: The moisture from a humidifier keeps the throat from drying out, therefore relieving the intensity of the sound.
Helps with the healing process: Whether it be a cold, asthma, or allergies, a humidifier keeps your lungs more elastic and your nasal passages lubricated.
Soothes the Throat and Nose: Moist air can keep mucus membranes from drying out, which is a primary cause of a stuffy nose and sore throat.
Prevent Illness: Humidity allows tiny hairs in the nose to move and do their job of filtering out bacteria and viruses to prevent colds and flu. Added humidity can also help prevent bloody noses.
Relieve Dry Skin: Soothe dry, parched skin by putting your humidifier near your bed when you go to sleep. You'll not only notice that your face looks more supple, but your hands won't feel dry either. It also helps to relieve chapped lips, too.
Types of Humidifiers Available at Midwest Family Health
We offer a variety of humidifiers at our pharmacies to fit a wide range of needs. From cute characters for the kid's rooms to a personal humidifier that is perfect for an office, find just what you need at your local Midwest Family Health.