Asthma trigger control
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What are triggers?
Triggers are things than can make your asthma worse. Know your triggers so you can stay away from them and prevent asthma flare-ups.
|Triggers||What to do to avoid your triggers|
|Smoke: Smoke can make asthma worse||
|Colds: Illnesses can trigger asthma.||
|Dustmites: These tiny bugs live in bedding and carpeting and are too small to be seen.||
|Mold: Mold can grow in warm, humid areas.||
|Animals: Some people are allergic to animals||
|Cockroaches and mice: Some people are allergic to droppings from these pests.||
|Exercise: Exercise can trigger asthma. Talk to your provider so you do not avoid exercise.||
|Pollen: Trees, grass and weeds can trigger asthma during the spring and during the fall.||
|Strong odors: These can irritate airways.||
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