Identifying Triggers Key To Asthma Management

dustmitesAs this article highlights and as any asthmatic will tell you, the key to asthma management is to identify its triggers. 1 in 15 Americans is asthmatic, a condition that can be fatal in rare cases, so it is vital to identify triggers that could be:

  • Outdoor triggers such as mold, grass, weed, pollen, or even trees
  • Indoor triggers such as mold, dust mite, pests, and pet dander
  • Particulate matter in air or air pollution
  • Cold air, particularly cold air exercise
  • Certain foods
  • Certain food additives or preservatives
  • Cigarette smoke
  • Chemical irritants
  • Stoves, fireplaces and heaters

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