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What kind of humidifier is good for getting rid of freq stuffy nose?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Don't know if it can

A humidifier has benefits in the winter when the heater/furnace is used.
Without the humidifier, dry heat can cause headaches, sore throats, congestion from dehydrated airways. The house humidity can drop <10% without help. If the humidity >60% , like your shower stall, you may increase mold growth and create problems from the excess.I've never rec humidifiers for a runny nose, doubt any benifit.

In brief: Don't know if it can

A humidifier has benefits in the winter when the heater/furnace is used.
Without the humidifier, dry heat can cause headaches, sore throats, congestion from dehydrated airways. The house humidity can drop <10% without help. If the humidity >60% , like your shower stall, you may increase mold growth and create problems from the excess.I've never rec humidifiers for a runny nose, doubt any benifit.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics

In brief: Cool mist humidifier

May prove helpful in a dry environment.
I do not recommend warm mist humidifiers or those with additives.

In brief: Cool mist humidifier

May prove helpful in a dry environment.
I do not recommend warm mist humidifiers or those with additives.
Dr. Craig Uhl
Dr. Craig Uhl
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