Are you thinking of buying a nebulizer or a humidifier but not sure which one to go for?
Do you want to know some more features of both so that you can understand which one will suit you the best?
Would you like to understand what each type of device does specifically so that you can make a more informed choice?
***NOTE: Know exactly how much humidity is in your air at home. A great hygrometer will reliably detect your home humidity levels whenever and wherever you need to know them.
If these are the kind of things you are looking for, this article may be able to help you with the information and the answers. It is common to mistake one for the other, so we first take a look at if they are actually the same or if there are some specific things that each can do. We talk about what a nebulizer and a humidifier does, whether there are certain things each can’t do, and when going for one of these specifically will be a better choice. So, if this is what you think can help you decide, do read on.
Are nebulizers the same as humidifiers?
It is quite common actually that people often think of a nebulizer or a humidifier as the same thing, and feel that they both have the same functions and benefits.
Are they similar in any way?
While a nebulizer and a humidifier are essentially not the same thing, there are certain ways in which they are similar to each other.
How does a NEBULIZER work and what can it do?
A nebulizer is a type of device that helps to transform a liquid into a fine mist. Here is a look at the way it works:
How does a HUMIDIFIER work and what can it do?
A humidifier is a type of device that helps to transform a liquid into a fine mist. Here is a look at the way it works:
Difference Between Nebulizer and Humidifier
While both a nebulizer and a humidifier help to dispel a form of fine mist into the air, there are quite a few differences in both the devices that you should be aware of:
What a nebulizer does
What a humidifier does
When is a nebulizer a better option for you or your home, and when is a humidifier a better option?
A nebulizer is mainly good when you have some form of serious breathing related issues, such as asthma or breathing problems. It also helps to prevent attacks in those people who are prone to it. A humidifier is more suited when you live in an area where the air is dry, and as a result using it can give you relief from problems such as breathing problems associated with pollution or dry air, and reduce problems of skin irritation and so on.