What Are the Possible Triggers of Asthma?

Q:
What are the possible triggers of asthma?

A:

Asthma trigger

When airways come into contact with an asthma trigger, the airways become inflamed, narrow, and fill with mucus. The common possible asthma triggers include:

  • Allergies, such as tree, grass, and weed pollens, mold, animal dander, dust mites, and cockroach particles
  • Some food and food additives
  • Strenuous exercise
  • Severe heartburn
  • Smoking
  • Sinusitis and other upper respiratory infections
  • Cold, flu, bronchitis, and sinus infections
  • Some medications
  • Irritants
  • Weather
  • Strong emotions

 

Keywords: asthma trigger; triggers asthma.

 

 

* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.