Kyle Enfield, MD, an associate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care, contributed to a story in TIME, about using humidifiers in cold weather.
Dr. Enfield says having a humidifier can decrease the dryness that may cause nose and throat irritation, such as nosebleeds and persistent coughs. He says, “Having a humidifier, particularly if you have asthma, can decrease those symptoms and make you feel more comfortable. When you have a cold, they can make you feel less congested.”
Read the full story in TIME.