Medical Benefits of Using a Vaporizer

December 5, 2012

Healthy Life

Medical Benefits of Using a Vaporizer

Medical Benefits of Using a Vaporizer

Vaporizers are helpful in a number of ways, however, they carry certain health benefits that you may not know about. While some people use these devices for aromatherapy or other recreational activities, you can derive medical benefits from them as well. First, think about what these devices actually do: increase the humidity in the air.
Increasing humidity makes it a lot easier to breathe, especially in dry climates. Even if your climate isn’t dry, the air can be a bit more difficult to breathe during the winter. There’s less moisture in the air and it’s a lot more likely that you’ll get congested in the middle of the night when you’re trying to sleep. The dry air irritates your throat and nose and can leave you feeling terrible when you wake up in the morning. You may find yourself with a stuffy nose, a sore throat, and you may even suffer from nose bleeds.

When you run vaporizers in your room at night, it introduces moisture into the air allowing you breathe easier. You’ll definitely feel better upon waking each morning and you won’t have to deal with the miserable dry skin and sinuses typically associated with the winter months.

By keeping the air moist, you’re also much less likely to catch a cold or the flu. If your nose is dry and irritated, the virus that causes colds and the flu are much more likely to latch on and proliferate. Up the humidity in your home and you’ll be much more likely to stave off illness. After all, who wants to get sick during the holidays?

Vaporizers are also helpful for relieving congestion. If you’re already sick or deal with allergies or something like that, this device can help mucus drain more easily and open up your nasal passages so you can breathe a bit more easily. By making the mucus more fluid, you’ll also experience a reduction in inflammation. Little known fact: it’s often the inflammation and swelling in your nose that makes it hard to breathe when you’re under the weather, not the actual mucus itself.

Most vaporizers emit a hot steam to make breathing easier, but if you’re going to be putting this device in your infant or child’s bedroom, stick to the cool mist variety to reduce the likelihood of burns and injury.

These devices are a godsend in the winter and even year round. Why not make your entire family breathe easier?

Medical Benefits of Using a Vaporizer


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