The myth of steam inhalation – why steam does not help for coughs

When babies and young children have coughs, their parents often have them inhale hot steam. Not only does this not work, it can be dangerous.


6 tips to help children inhale asthma sprays / metered-dose aerosols

Children with chronic respiratory diseases often have to inhale asthma sprays or metered-dose aerosols. We have six useful tips you should bear in mind.


Side effects of cortisone sprays for asthma and how to reduce them

Cortisone spray, which is often used for asthma, can cause side effects such as hoarseness, cough and oral fungal infections. Read on for tips on how to avoid or reduce side effects.

The articles found on the PARI Blog are written by the PARI Blog editorial team. The editorial team consists of PARI employees as well as external guest authors and freelance editors, some of them suffering from severe respiratory diseases themselves.