Various factors can trigger acute asthma symptoms (asthma attack) or aggravate the disease. If you or a loved one suffers from asthma, it is important to identify what triggers the symptoms and to take measures to avoid them whenever possible.
Following are the most common triggers, as well as a few tips to help you avoid them:
Respiratory infections (cold, flu, sinusitis, etc.)
Exposure to very cold air
Exposure to strong odours or pollutants
Stress and anxiety
If you need help to adopt certain measures, or if you have concerns about your asthma triggers, talk to your pharmacist. He or she is there to help.
The information contained herein is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide complete information on the subject matter or to replace the advice of a health professional. This information does not constitute medical consultation, diagnosis or opinion and should not be interpreted as such. Please consult your health care provider if you have any questions about your health, medications or treatment.