Patients with arthritis and diabetes should use air humidifiers with caution
Damp air can aggravate arthritis and diabetes, so it is best not to use it. If such patients do need to use a humidifier to reduce the occurrence of some respiratory complications, they at least should communicate with the specialist to determine the appropriate humidity, to stabilize the primary disease.
Too dry or too wet is not appropriate
The most suitable air relative humidity in the body is 40 to 60 degrees, for this reason, the use of humidifier family is best equipped with a wet and dry bulb thermometer, monitoring indoor humidity at any time, to control the humidifier open, to achieve better use effect, in addition, life and water is an integral, floating in the air, scattered in the dust, the object of microorganisms. When the climate is dry and living conditions are harsh, they all hibernate in different life forms. Once the temperature and humidity are right, they will grow and reproduce. When using a humidifier, the moisture in the air increases and is coupled with the appropriate temperature, and some molds, bacteria, and actinomycetes will have to germinate.
Beware of "humidifier pneumonia"
In recent years, there has emerged a new disease called "humidifier pneumonia", which is similar to air conditioning disease, caused by the unscientific use of household appliances. Harmful microorganisms in the air enter the human respiratory tract, and people with weak resistance will contract humidifier pneumonia.
Therefore, the elderly, children, and people suffering from chronic lung diseases, such as bronchitis, asthma, COPD, etc., should be careful to use a humidifier.