Return to Previous Page

Asthma Triggers Articles


EPA Launches New Air Quality Forecast Service

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has teamed up with state and local agencies to create EnviroFlash, a free service that provides the air quality forecast to a subscriber’s email or cellphone.

Read More


Cockroaches: The Little Known Culprits That Trigger Asthma Attacks and Allergies

The National Pest Management Association warns families that cockroaches are a leading trigger of allergies and asthma attacks. The pests’ saliva, droppings, and decomposing bodies contain allergen proteins known to trigger allergies and increase the severity of asthma symptoms, especially in children.

Read More


Air Pollution & Asthma

Experts don’t think air pollution is one of the main causes of asthma, and that is because many parts of the world that have a lot of pollution don’t necessarily have higher rates of asthma. But air pollution may be one of the factors that cause asthma.

Read More


Do You Know What Makes Your Asthma Worse?

If you have asthma, your airways always have some irritation. When you have an asthma attack, this irritation gets worse and your airways close part way and get blocked with mucus. Asthma attacks may include coughing, chest tightness, wheezing, and trouble breathing.

Read More


Battling Asthma in the Workplace

If you wheeze or have trouble breathing only when you are at work, you may have occupational asthma. Some 200 substances – gases, vapors, and organic and inorganic dusts – found in manufacturing workplaces and among certain occupations have been identified as causes of asthma. It’s estimated that some 11 million workers are exposed to one of these substances.

Read More


Winter Sniffles

Molds are part of the natural environment. Outdoors, molds play a part in nature by breaking down dead organic matter, such as fallen leaves and dead trees. But indoors, mold growth should be avoided.

Read More


Halloween Scares for Children with Allergies & Asthma

Parents of children with food allergies are aware of the dangers lurking in Halloween treats, but little attention is paid to asthma, which can also be frightening for asthmatic children participating in Halloween festivities.

Read More


Those Darn Dust Mites!

Dust mites can trigger asthma in people with allergic reactions to dust mites. And exposure to dust mites can cause asthma in children who have not previously exhibited asthma symptoms. So what can you do about them?

Read More


Page 4 of 6 ‹ First  < 2 3 4 5 6 >