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Air Dehumidifier and HIV
Jul 7, 2009

Hi Dr Keith,

Thanx for all your help, it has been very useful.

I live in a city with 100% of humidity. I have been feeling kinda flusih this week and somebody suggested to have a dehumidifier in the room when i sleep.

I was wondering if this is a good idea. Will it be healthy to be in a dehumidified room at night and in 100% humidity all day? Will this humidity changes every day be more worse than better?

Will this help with my nasal congestion?

Thanx a lot for everything!


Response from Dr. Henry

Good question-I am not aware of any good data on that topic. I don't have a sense of whether sleeping in a room with lowered humidity will help your flu symptoms though cooler/ lower humidity air might make for a better sleeping environment. Any readers with any opinions are welcome to weigh in. KH

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