A Breath of FreshBed: The Scientific Link Between Clean Air, Sleep and Asthma

July 28, 2023

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The air we breathe is integral to our well-being, significantly affecting those living with conditions such as asthma. Emerging scientific evidence underscores the role of air quality in managing asthma symptoms, particularly during sleep.  

For asthmatic patients, air quality is vital. Asthma, a chronic condition that inflames and narrows the airways, can be aggravated by airborne irritants. These can range from dust mites and mold spores to pollen and pet dander. Fine particulate matter, such as that found in smoke and certain types of pollution, can also worsen symptoms, leading to difficulty breathing, wheezing, and coughing. Clean, filtered air is crucial to reducing these potential triggers, and an air purification system like a HEPA filter can remove these irritants from the environment, providing asthmatic individuals with a breath of relief. 

Humidity also plays a significant role. Both high and low levels of humidity can trigger asthma symptoms. High humidity can promote the growth of mold and dust mites, while low humidity can dry out the airways and exacerbate symptoms. Maintaining an optimal humidity level, generally considered to be between 30% and 50%, can help to mitigate these issues and provide a more comfortable environment for individuals with asthma. 

Comfort is key, and managing humidity levels can certainly contribute to overall comfort, promoting a healthier, more restful sleep. An environment with controlled humidity like that offered by FreshBed can help manage these potential triggers and contribute to the overall well-being of these individuals, enhancing their quality of life. 

Chronic respiratory conditions are prone to sudden nocturnal exacerbations, disrupting sleep and reducing its quality. A study published in the European Respiratory Journal highlights that exposure to particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide, common air pollutants, increases the risk of asthma exacerbations.  

Enter FreshBed, the sleep system that continually purifies the air with its HEPA filters, ridding it of small particles, molds, and potential virus carriers. This technological innovation, operating silently, ensures an optimum sleep environment conducive to uninterrupted, restful sleep. 

Further evidence from a study in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine points to the adverse effects of humidity on asthma. High humidity levels foster the growth of molds and dust mites, common asthma triggers.  FreshBed mitigates this issue by controlling humidity levels within the bed environment, thereby minimizing potential asthma triggers and promoting healthier sleep.  

The combination of air purification and humidity control that FreshBed offers sets the stage for a rejuvenating sleep experience for asthma patients. By delivering clean air and a personalized sleep climate, FreshBed helps asthma patients wake up refreshed and ready for the day ahead.  

FreshBed signifies more than just a sleep system; it’s a commitment to health, wellness, and quality of life. Through the power of restful sleep in a clean environment, FreshBed empowers individuals to take control of their health. Breathe easy and sleep well with FreshBed. 


Disclaimer: The information provided in this blog post, including ideas and suggestions for improving your sleep, is intended to be general in nature and should not be considered medical advice. We strongly advise discussing your specific medical issues with a qualified healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and treatment. While FreshBed aims to enhance your sleep environment, it is not a medical device, and its products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition. Please consult your doctor or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment options.