Along with using an inhaler or taking medication, air purifiers can help people suffering from asthma breathe a little easier. While many air purifiers in the market claim to strip the air of allergens and environmental triggers and help with long-term asthma relief, here are our top picks:
Rabbit Air MinusA2 Air Purifier
If you’re looking to purify the air in medium to large rooms, this is your best bet. Its special 6-stage air cleaning process filters out asthma-inducing toxins.
The True HEPA filter captures the finest particles, and users also have the option to add an additional layer of protection by choosing between a set of four customized filters including Germ Defense, Toxin Absorber, Odor Neutralizer, and Pet Allergy Reducer.
The air purifier can be wall-mounted or set on the floor, is inexpensive, and powerful enough to purify an area up to 700 square feet.
Blueair 203 Air Purifier
This device has a special verification by the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers.
It traps 99.97% of asthma-inducing particles down to 0.3 microns using a True HEPA filter and is cheaper than our first pick.
It can only purify an area of up to 240 square feet, so it’s ideal for a small bedroom. Thanks to its sleek design and small size it doesn’t take up a lot of floor space and is easily portable.
IQAir HealthPro Plus Air Purifier
Ideal for people suffering from severe asthma, this air purifier’s advanced HyperHEPA filter traps 99.95% of particles down to 0.003 microns. It can purify the air in spaces up to 1,125 square feet and is also equipped with a special V-5 Cell Gas and Odor Filter.
Although expensive, it removes a wide range of chemical pollutants and household odors, making it a great choice for asthmatics.
Honeywell HPA300 Air Purifier
This air purifier covers up to 465 square feet, making it ideal for most living rooms and bedrooms. It’s also great for open apartment spaces and comes highly recommended by allergists.
The Honeywell HPA300 circulates the air in the room five times per hour. Three internal True HEPA filters filter 99.97% of contaminants down to 0.3 microns out of the air. An activated carbon filter helps reduce chemical gases that can irritate your lungs.
Levoit Vista 200 Air PurifierLevoit Vista 200
This compact, lightweight air purifier is ideal for personal use, travel, or a small room.
The internal air filter draws air in from every side of the machine to eliminate allergens, dust, and other asthma triggers.
It’s virtually silent on the lowest fan speed and quite affordable.