The following was originally published by me at healthcentral.com/asthma on July 27, 2015
Study: Cool Air Makes Breathing Easier
When I started as a respiratory therapist 20 years ago, one of the first observations I made is that people with chronic lung diseases, like COPD, do not like heat. They often request fans with the breeze blowing right at their faces. Or, better yet, they request the air conditioning be turned to full blast. Studies seem to support these observations.