Bronchodilators, in layman's terms, are known as over the counter inhalers. Inhalers are used to consume the medications through the mouth into the lungs. These medicines are beneficial in relaxing the muscles that get tightened around the airways. The medicine opens the airway allowing more air to move in and out of the lungs, ultimately making breathing easier.
Respiratory muscle training devices can help those who need to strengthen muscles in the respiratory system. Many people can benefit from respiratory muscle training and they include speech therapy patients, pulmonary patients, and even singers or athletes. The muscles for breathing, swallowing, and even speech are easily strengthened through regular use of The Breather.
Many children (and adults) who need respiratory medication can experience asthma attacks that occur suddenly and can even be life-threatening, so getting their medication into their lungs quickly is of paramount importance!! While nebulizers are good for long-term maintenance of asthma and other respiratory issues, a Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) can be the best way for life-saving.
There is nothing quite as important as breathing. Yet, for those who suffer with COPD, asthma, or even cystic fibrosis breathing does not come as easy as it does to others? The Monaghan Aerobika OPEP (Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure) Therapy System does just that.By creating positive pressure to keep smaller airways open and oscillation to break up mucus, this drug-free device is simple.
The need to deliver medication directly to our lungs is not reserved for the elderly or for young children alone. People of all ages can be affected by respiratory ailments. Whether it’s a young child with bronchitis or the croup, a teenager with asthma, or an adult suffering from emphysema the need to rapidly administer medicine cannot be understated.
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