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What are common asthma triggers?

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Some asthma triggers include:

  • Contaminants in the air such as smoke, chemicals, vapors (gases), fumes, dust, or other particles
  • Respiratory infections, such as colds and flu (viruses)
  • Allergens in the air such as molds, animal dander, and pollen

From: Your Job and Occupational Asthma WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Occupational Asthma: Tips to Remember."

OSHA: "Occupational Asthma."

 

Reviewed by Louise Chang on July 08, 2018

SOURCE:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Occupational Asthma: Tips to Remember."

OSHA: "Occupational Asthma."

 

Reviewed by Louise Chang on July 08, 2018

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