Does the cold weather affect you?
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Cold and damp winter weather can exacerbate symptoms like shortness of breath, and also increase the risk of catching a cold or getting flu.

Getting out and about in cold weather brings its own challenges. We`ve got some tips (below) on getting out in winter.

Using Aerosure daily could help reduce the feeling of breathlessness so you can breathe easier.

Tips for getting out in winter weather

  • tickKeep warm, lots of layers works well and if it`s really cold, add a thermal layer.
  • tickWear a scarf over your nose and mouth, this helps to protect your lungs from the cold.
  • tickWhen outside, breathe through your nose - helping to warm the air you breathe in.
  • tickExercise is vital but if the weather's too bad, walk around the house and climb stairs.

Why a cold or flu makes things worse

Catching a respiratory virus when you have conditions such as COPD can hinder breathing even more. Aerosure Medic is a Class 1 medical device that is suitable for use for people with breathing difficulties and breathlessness, symptoms that are typically made worse by getting a cold or flu.

If you are unsure of the suitability of Aerosure for you, or are unsure about the cause of your symptoms, you should seek medical advice.