Respiratory Humidification

NTM mucus is very sticky and viscous. To remove the mucus, the lung bronchi need to remain moist and warm. For those of us who struggle to clear their airways inhaling warm humid air will make the mucus less viscous and easier to remove.

The following links will help you understand how your lungs maintain the optimum conditions in your lungs

Click on the following link to read about how natural humidification works in a healthy body. It also describes how the bacterial mucus is expelled from the lungs see

A more scholarly article also explains the role of Respiratory Humidification see

Fisher and Paykel (the manufacturer of the MyAirVo 2 humidification device) have produced a YouTube presentation of the importance of maintaining 100% humidity level in the lungs see