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Old 12-29-2004, 12:20 AM   #1
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What are everyone's triggers of asthma symptoms?

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Old 12-29-2004, 07:38 AM   #2
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Re: Triggers?

Originally Posted by Midget
What are everyone's triggers of asthma symptoms?
Mine are smoke, any smell (even lightly scented things), and allergies.

Old 12-29-2004, 02:48 PM   #3
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Yeah Smoke drives me nuts...meh...nasty stuff. Same with scented things, and dusty places seem to get me, too.

Old 12-30-2004, 03:06 PM   #4
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Cold air,,,dust,,,grass,,,smoke,,,spring and fall allergies.

Old 12-30-2004, 05:19 PM   #5
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Allergies- Dust, Ragweed & Grass are my environmental triggers. Also showed up very allergic to dogs, and also cats but have never noticed a reaction specifically from either. Who knwos maybe lol. Also certain fragrances and strong smells. Cold, dry air & ice cream really make me cough.. oh and crackers and other dry crubmly foods like that make me cough lol.

Old 12-31-2004, 03:18 PM   #6
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Ooo...dogs...I forgot them. But I only notice it if I spend a long time with one, in a poorly ventilated place.

Old 01-04-2005, 06:55 PM   #7
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Re: Triggers?

Dogs and cats, but especially cats. Fireplace smoke. (Yet I smoke cigarettes. I never claimed to be terribly bright.) Eucalyptus trees. Mold. Dust.

I've noticed that a lot of asthmatics are bothered by extreme cold, yet when I'm having an attack, I can stick my head in my freezer and breathe easier.

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