What to know about asthma and air pollution

June 10, 2023

Source: Medical News Today


Air pollution may worsen asthma symptoms and trigger asthma attacks. Exposure to air pollution when their mother was pregnant and in childhood may also increase a person’s risk of developing asthma. Monitoring air pollution levels can help asthmatics avoid health effects.

People with asthma have airways that are sensitive to various substances, or triggers, in the air. Air pollution and other airborne irritants are among the most common asthma triggers.

Air pollution is the presence of pollutants in the air that are hazardous to humans and other living things.

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