Bronchietasis

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I would like to share that I have found a solution called hypertrophic saline which is a decongestant for lungs place this in a nebuliser and it helps me.

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    Does it require a prescription?
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      In the UK hypertonic saline (which may or may not be the same) i has to be given under supervision through a hospital. The medical people have to make sure there is no reaction to it and sabultamol can be given before  the hypertonic saline, through the nebulizer.

      Hope this helps you.

      I use ordinary saline through a nebulizer to help me get the mucus up, but am going to ask about hypertonic saline as it seems to be better.

       

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    Mysticzam,

    I live in the states and use a hypertrophic saline 7% in my nebulizer. Here you have to have a doctor's prescription for it. Some people use salt lamps and in certain areas or country there are 'salt caves' that people visit.

    I have even notice that being around salt water, at the ocean, breathing in the salt air helps. Unfortunately, I live in the in the center of the country.

    Beth

     

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      I found the same thing. When I'm near the ocean my breathing clears. And, unfortunately, I also live in the middle eastern part of the U. S.

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