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What are the factors that can trigger an attack of asthma?

Asthma episodes can be triggered by a variety of factors, most notably: allergens, Infections, environmental pollutants or non-specific stimuli such as exercise and emotional states.  Between 50 and 70 per cent of adults with asthma suffer from allergies. In children under three years of age, viral infections are likely to be the most common trigger. After three years, allergies also begin to play an increasing role as a trigger.  After 20 years of age, occupational exposure to toxic substances and allergens also can be important triggers for asthma. 

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Hi,
My son is 16 months old he has allergic Asthama, I have to take him to Dr on regular basis, specially in last winter. He was nebulized on regular basis in winter.
I live in Ajmer.
Vijay Kumar

aishkarjay Thursday, June 26, 2014
I have heard that linseed oil paint in the home is something that will help in preventing asthma attacks as it contains no chemicals,does anyone know if this is true
azzie Monday, October 29, 2012
hi i have asthma it was thought to be copd i dont smoke i get emotional at times it has be playing up with chest infection i get stessed too im glad its not copd for that could be worse i died came back doctors fought to save me in laganvalley hospital in lisburn ty to them there work was great i feel better than i was a blessing
redmike Friday, October 05, 2012
Another consideration is the humidity level in the home, which can be measured using a hygrometer. A dry atmosphere has health concerns and it is a humidifier that is used to add moisture to the air in the home. A humidifier can be either for the whole house or a small humidifier ideal for a room.
AlmazTaylor Sunday, November 13, 2011
My belief is asthma is alelergy of lungs. Same allergies in other parts of the body are named differently. eg. allergic conjunctivitis, rhinitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, tracheitis. I also belief that the allergies in muscles causes myalgia, in joints causes arthralgias and arthritis. Skin eczzema is also somehow related to it. All of these can, should happen in the same person, may be at different times, usually unpredictable for time of onset and severity. Genetic factors are definitly related, but sometimes no family history is found. May be its incidence is increasing Shahida, Bangladesh
s.akhter1006gmail.com Sunday, July 24, 2011
Asthma runs in my husband's family. Unfortunately, my children have it. They take preventive meds such as Seretide.
ennairam_23 Thursday, February 03, 2011
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vshms Wednesday, December 29, 2010
If there are any alternate therapists who can cure Cardiac Asthma. Please answer this query. I am suffering from dialated heart and allopathy i have been trying for the past 6 months and i dont find any change in my health conditions.
Rema.iyer Wednesday, December 09, 2009
I am sufferinf from cough and asthma .
kvthkar Thursday, November 27, 2008
In early 2009 KarmelSonix Pty Ltd an Australian company of which I am a Director will be releasing the Personal Wheezometer - a hand held device the size of a mobile phone. The Wheezometer will revolutionise the home monitoring and management of asthma by providing a device for use at home, or at the workplace, or at the sporting club to accurately and personally assess the state of the asthma by measuring the wheeze rate - number of wheezes per minute - using very highly sensitive sensors embedded in the unit.
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