10 Common Asthma Triggers

Asthma Triggers

Those who live with asthma have some degree of inflammation in their airways all the time, although the symptoms aren’t always in flare. When the inflammation around the airway muscles leads to constriction, or inflammation within the airways produces lots of mucus, your relatively controllable condition can take a turn for the worse.

Unfortunately, plenty of things can increase inflammation, but the good news is that there are just as many ways to avoid and treat the inflammation before you experience a dangerous asthma attack. Be aware of these potential asthma triggers, and see your doctor if any of them are interfering with your quality of life.

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Those who live with asthma have some degree of inflammation in their airways all the time, although the symptoms aren’t always in flare. When the inflammation around the airway muscles leads to constriction, or inflammation within the airways produces lots of mucus, your relatively controllable condition can take a turn for the worse.

Unfortunately, plenty of things can increase inflammation, but the good news is that there are just as many ways to avoid and treat the inflammation before you experience a dangerous asthma attack. Be aware of these potential triggers, and see your doctor if any of them are interfering with your quality of life.

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