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Can a whole house dehumidifier help with asthma, no and im

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can a whole house dehumidifier help with asthma
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: no and im taking no meds now
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: none, and I'm allergeric to sulfa meds
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: that should be it
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 months ago.

Thanks for this question

Yes, absolutely it can

Humidity tends to worsen asthma and COPD both

So removing some of that moisture can be very beneficial

I would recommend a 20-30% humidity level for optimal benefit.

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