Health Tip: Weather Can Affect Asthma
-- Asthma symptoms can be exacerbated by a variety of triggers, including exercise. Attacks also may be brought on by certain types of weather.
Here, courtesy of the Nemours Foundation, is a list of different types of weather that have been linked to asthma:
- Cold, dry winter air.
- Windy weather that stirs up pollen and other irritants.
- Hot and humid air.
- Thunderstorms, possibly because of wind or changes in barometric pressure.
Posted: August 2007