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The Most Common Indoor Asthma Triggers

The lung condition Asthma is incredibly common amongst both children and adults, and can affect the ability to breathe normally. Asthma sufferers have narrower airways, and may produce more mucus than non-asthma sufferers, causing respiratory complications.

Some of the most common asthma symptoms include a shortness of breath, chest tightness, wheezing and coughing.

Most Common Indoor Asthma Triggers

Asthma is often triggered by an environmental factor that, when the conditions are right or the problem particular is breathed in, can lead to asthma symptoms or even an asthma attack, which can be fatal if not promptly and appropriately treated.

Whilst outdoor elements can trigger your asthma, there are several indoor contributors that it is worth eliminating from your house if you’re suffering from asthma.

This article from the online pharmacy Pharmica explores the most common indoor asthma triggers, and suggests methods to control and manage your symptoms.

What are the most common indoor asthma triggers?

Airborne dust particles

Dust is one of the most common triggers of asthma, and may even cause irritation to those without the condition. Whilst thought to be predominantly dust particles, most of the airborne dust indoors comes from outside.

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