From Our 2012 Archives

Health Tip: Avoid Asthma Triggers

(HealthDay News) -- If you're trying to prevent an asthma flare, avoiding things that trigger your breathing problems is a good start.

The American Academy of Family Physicians says common asthma triggers include:

  • Allergens such as tree pollen, grasses or molds.
  • Colds and other viral infections.
  • Exposure to pollutants, tobacco smoke, chemical fumes or perfume.
  • Sinus infections.
  • Heartburn.
  • Exercising.
  • Breathing in cold air.
  • Stress or strong emotions.

-- Diana Kohnle

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