Air pollution is a key asthma trigger affecting thousands of Canadians every year. It can be visible or invisible and comes from many different sources including:
Treatment with the Aerobika* device can significantly reduce the recurrence of exacerbations of COPD in the crucial 30-day period following hospitalization or emergency room visits, according to a study published this month in Pulmonary Therapy.1 The study also showed that per-patient cost of exacerbations was significantly lower in the Aerobika* device group. This study provides the first real-world evidence for the benefits of using the Aerobika* device in reducing exacerbation-related emergency department visits and hospital readmissions.
Did you know that cold air can trigger your asthma?
When cold air (especially cold, dry air) enters the lungs it can cause the airways to constrict, triggering your asthma. The good news is that these effects can be avoided by checking the weather forecast and planning ahead. If you need to go out in the cold weather, here are some tips to help you manage.