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Symptoms from air impurities


Open and clean your airways with WellO2.

Air impurities refer to harmful particles and gases, which have harmful effects on human health. Factors affecting air quality include:

- Indoor air pollutants
- Air conditioning
- Pollen
- Street dust
- Air pollution
- Dry and cold air

WellO2 is a breathing exercise device that strengthens, opens, and cleanses the airways with warm steam and counter pressure breathing

According to WHO, nine out of ten people worldwide breathe poor quality air, which has a negative impact on their general health, and above all, it has a connection to many breathing difficulties (source). Polluted air can cause irritation and accumulation of mucus in the airways congesting breathing, and difficulties in sound formation. Polluted air exposes people to the exacerbation of asthma and may even be one of the triggering factors of asthma.

The WellO2 device is an innovation. The WellO breathing can be used to prevent and alleviate irritation in the airways, which decreases the harmful effects of air pollution. The WellO breathing combines counter pressure breathing and breathing of warm steam.

With the help of hot air and water vapor, WellO2 increases fluidity of the mucous membranes. Mucous membranes protect the underlying epithelium by entrapping pollutants such as fine particles, microbes, and pollen, which are expelled from the airways by the ciliary function. Mucus is the airways’ normal defense mechanism against any foreign material in the inhaled air and it is secreted in the airways and lungs continuously. The ciliary function of the mucus membranes removes the excess mucus and with it the pollution that has accrued in the airways. If this mechanism, for one reason or another, does not work, the mucus accumulated can obstruct the airways. Additionally, the metabolism products and components from dead cells that are not cleared from the airways can cause more permanent damage to the ciliary function and therefore expose the person to infection.

The WellO breathing alleviates the breathing difficulties in many ways:

-It alleviates the irritation in the airways with the help of hot air and steam. Warm steam hydrates the mucus membranes and helps clearing the particulate material from the airways. Fluidic mucus is easier to be coughed out.

-Respiratory muscle training is used to promote pulmonary ventilation by strengthening the respiratory muscles and opening the deeper airways.


"I have a couple of months behind me now of using Wello and I can say I've been super happy with the device! Many people have wondered how I have been feeling so well even though I have been travelling to different places during the spring, at the time when nature’s blooming is at its "worst”, without congestion and sniffling!"

Noora L

"I had asthma tests done a year ago, which came back negative. However, my wheezing continued when strained and the recommended further asthma tests have not yet happened. I've been a real ‘shallow breather’, and now there is no longer wheezing and shortness of breath when jogging, I feel that the air is going all the way to the deepest part of the lungs. I’ve been using the device for 3 weeks. 5 minutes in the morning and evening. I believe in the effectiveness of the device!"

Leena P

"I have been using the device with my husband for a week and a half now. My husband stopped having shoulder pains at night after a few days, and even during the day there is less pain than before. Snoring has also decreased. For my part, I can say that this device is ‘the bee’s knees’. Two consecutive job locations had to close their doors due to indoor air problems and I already got instructions from the doctor to stay away from a third one. I started the respiratory exercises with 0-resistance and, at first, I only had the strength to breathe once at a time because I had to take rests in between.
After three days of breathing exercise, I went to take the dog for an evening walk and after about half a kilometre I stopped to think about what was strange with this, when I realized that I had walked briskly the entire way without being out of breath, whereas I used to be congested already after a few dozen metres and had to adjust the pace accordingly. Now I can breathe with resistance 2 and my breathing is going well, and I can move well."

Eeva P

"I've been using WellO2 for a few months. The device was an invaluable help in removing excess mucus. Occasionally, I did so that I just steadily inhaled steam several times and breathed it out through my nose. And after that I would do several resistant blows into the tube. This seemed to soften the mucus first and then carry it out. I learned that when using the device, it is advisable to do the respiratory exercises as steadily as possible and by occasionally breathing normally.
The device is now kept in daily use. I recommend it to anyone who has benefited from PEP respiratory exercises, the device combines, in a really convenient way, resistance breathing with the healing and mucus softening impacts of the steam. It soothes, opens the airways, and helps to cough out the mucus."

Maija H

"It's really a good device, the only one that helps me get my voice back when I lose it. I'm so allergic to mold that my voice is gone the moment I smell a little bit of it."

Kirsi T