Category Archives: respiratory care

How to Speak with a Tracheostomy

After a tracheostomy you may find yourself cut-off from the rest of the world because you are no longer able to communicate with others through speech. However, you can learn ways to speak with a tracheostomy. It just takes practice. … Continue reading

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Does Every Asthma Patient Need a Home Compressor/Nebulizer?

If you have ever had a strong asthma attack that required you to go to the doctor or the hospital, you may have been treated with a nebulized brochodilator. The nebulizer takes a medicated, liquid solution and makes it into … Continue reading

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Why You Need a New Vaccine During Flu Season

Influenza, or ‘the flu,’ is a very contagious respiratory illness that makes many people sick in the fall and winter. One of the best ways to avoid contracting the flu is to get a vaccine early in the season, preferably … Continue reading

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