Well the Holidays are upon us again. It’s the time for good food, cheer, family, cold weather, and for many- traveling. For those with asthma and allergies, you’re probably hoping that Granny didn’t adopt another woebegone Mr. Fluffy, that her dust rag has seen plenty of action in the previous weeks, and that those linens where you’ll be resting your weary head are dust mite-free. Its times like these you want to be certain you have your Peak Flow Meter handy.
As a handheld device used to monitor your asthma symptoms, a Peak Flow Meter basically shows how well air is moving out of your lungs. The readings are high when you are well and lower when your airways are constricted. With this nifty little gadget you can see if your asthma is under control, and if the medicine you are using is working correctly. If used regularly it even alerts you to oncoming attacks. Be sure to check out the “Get the Forecast on your Asthma with a Peak Flow Meter” in the winter issue of Coping magazine for some great tips about managing your asthma with the Peak Flow Meter. Not subscribed to Coping? No worries, click here for a similar article, or visit our website for more information.
Breathe easier this Holiday Season, and get back to enjoying what is important instead of worrying about your asthma. Do you have any memorable traveling stories? Be sure to share below! Thanks for reading, and Merry Christmas to you and your’s!
Think that triggers are only prevalent during the spring and summer? Think again. Check back next week for more about triggers that lurk around during the winter. In the meantime be sure to check out our website at http://www.alliancetechmedical.com or call our customer service line 800-848-8923 for some great deals on our Mini Wright Peak Flow Meters (Standard and Low Range).