Archive | A Breath of Fresh AIR

Fall And Asthma


What’s more fun than jumping in and rolling around a just raked, giant pile of colorful, fallen leaves? If you have asthma, that innocent pile of leaves may trigger your asthma. Mold can grow on dead leaves when they become wet, and mold can trigger asthma symptoms. Plus, the dryer, fall temperature makes it easier for mold spores to float in the air. Asthma symptoms often vary over time, due to different environmental triggers such as mold or pollen spores. Just like the leaves on a tree change, these triggers can be different throughout the four seasons of the year. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways that carry air in and out of the lungs. Asthma causes […]