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A variety of things in the environment can make asthma or allergy symptoms worse. These are called “triggers.” Your doctor can help you figure out what your child’s triggers are.
Dust mites are a common trigger for many kids.
Dust mites are microscopic bugs that live in household dust. They eat skin cells that people shed. They’re especially plentiful in upholstered furniture, on some kinds of bedding, and in rugs. The highest concentration of dust mites in the home is usually in bedrooms.
Asthma makes it hard to breathe. But with treatment, the condition can be managed so that kids can still do the things they love. Learn all about asthma.
Asthma keeps more kids home from school than any other chronic illness. Learn how to help your child manage the condition, stay healthy, and stay in school.
Triggers â things in the air, weather conditions, or activities â can cause asthma flare-ups. By knowing and avoiding triggers, you’ll help lessen your child’s asthma symptoms.
If you have asthma, certain things may cause you to cough and have trouble breathing. Find out more about asthma triggers in this article for kids.
An asthma trigger is anything that brings on coughing, wheezing, trouble breathing, and other symptoms in a person with asthma.
With asthma, a trigger is anything that brings on asthma symptoms, such as coughing, wheezing, and trouble breathing.
Here’s steps to remove or minimize triggers at home that cause asthma flare-ups.
Weather can affect a person’s asthma. Find out how in this article for kids.
The weather can affect your asthma symptoms. If you think weather may be triggering your asthma, here are some tips for dealing with it.
Find out what can make your asthma worse, and what to do about it.
Sometimes, the weather can affect a child’s asthma symptoms. Here are some tips for dealing with it.
Dirty air can be bad news for someone with asthma. Find out more in this article for kids.
Poor air quality can make asthma worse. Here’s what to do about it if you have asthma.
Ground-level ozone and other air pollutants can trigger asthma flare-ups. But there are steps you can take to minimize your child’s exposure.
If mold makes your child’s asthma or allergies worse, learn how to limit exposure to it.
If pollen makes your child’s asthma or allergies worse, learn how to limit exposure it.
If strong scents, smoke, and smog make your child’s asthma or allergies worse, learn how to limit contact with these irritants.
Find out how to limit exposure to cockroaches if they make your child’s asthma or allergies worse.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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