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Keeping Asthma Attacks at Bay: Understanding Asthma Triggers

boy on playgroundIf you have a child with asthma, you know that daily life can sometimes be a real challenge. Knowing what triggers your child's asthma can help make things much easier for your child and your family. Here are some of the most common asthma triggers:

Your child may not react the same way to all of these triggers, but you should start to keep a log of what aggravates your child's asthma. Here are some things you can do to control the triggers in the environment:

Learn more about asthma and the asthma program at CHOP.

Reviewed by: Marcia Winston, RN, MSN, CPNP, AE-C
Date: June 2014

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