COPD, Asthma, and You: COVID-19 Challenges
COVID-19 Challenges While the coronavirus pandemic rages worldwide, those of us with asthma or COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) face even greater COVID-19 challenges. However, we’re not alone: we can help one another. When you cope daily with the symptoms of COPD or asthma or care for someone who does, you already exhibit a great deal of resilience and courage. You can draw on that deep reservoir of strength now to help yourself and others. What follows are some tips to avoid being infected and to help us emerge stronger. How COVID-19 Affects You Let’s concentrate on the respiratory...
Three 'Travel Hacks'
Traveling soon? According to everyones favorite furry forecaster, Punxsatwaney Phil, there wasn't a shadow to be seen two weeks ago. So by his method, spring will arrive early. We understand this isn't the most scientific model available, but its cold up here in Connecticut and we'll take any warm weather news we can get! Now is the time for that final winter trip or maybe a few days away with the family for the kids' spring break from school. If you're like the millions of sufferers of respiratory conditions like COPD or asthma, travel can be a bit anxiety-inducing. Not to fret!...
All About Asthma Triggers - From The Cleveland Clinic
Asthma Triggers Following your asthma action plan and keeping devices including your inhaler, spacer, and pocket-portable Flyp Nebulizer nearby will go a long way in helping you 'Breathe Freely'. But sometimes, that can be only half the battle. It's also important to be mindful of environmental conditions and situations that can 'trigger' an attack. Asthma can be set off by triggers. Common triggers include infections, strong odors, or strong emotions. While it is good to avoid triggers, there are steps to manage asthma if you cannot avoid your triggers. What is an asthma trigger? Asthma “triggers” are those things that...
Hot List! 4 Breath-Friendly Gifts
The busy holiday season is coming up before we know it. Gift giving is not always easy, especially when buying for those affected by allergies. Here is a guide to find that perfect gift for your special someone that they will both use and appreciate. 4. Vacuum Cleaner: Ok, the ol' dust buster doesn't immediately evoke feelings of holiday cheer - but just hear us out on this one. One of the best ways to prevent allergens in your home is to always be proactively cleaning! HEPA vacuums, or those with HEPA bags and filters are the most effective for cleaning...
A Review of Flyp by John Bottrell R.R.T
John Bottrell, a Respiratory Therapist and blogger-host of "Respiratory Therapist Cave" provided his independent review and assessment this week. You can read the full review at Respiratory Therapist Cave. Thanks, John, for taking our technology to the important caregivers in the RT community. If you are a blogger, social media influencer, or advocacy group leader and would like to review or feature Flyp Nebulizer, please reach out to our team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.