….. common asthma triggers can be found below: This list highlights the most common triggers, and many others are not included. REMEMBER a trigger is unique to an individual. This list can be found at Health Navigator New Zealand where there is lots more information about asthma and its triggers. Click on any of the links to learn more.
- house dust mite
- infections of the airways, such as colds and flu
- pollen or mould
- cigarette smoke
- weather, such as a change in temperature, cold weather or humid weather
- stress and high emotion
- chemicals that irritate the airways, such as sprays, perfumes, cleaning fluids
- some medications (read more about medications that may trigger asthma).
Tomorrow we will continue to look at identifying an asthma attack and the actions to take.
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