A 28-year-old male asked:
i mowed and weedeated my yard today and now feel kinda winded since i doen it. my pulm dr said he positive i don't hsve asthma. allergic?
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Emergency Medicine 12 years experience
Allergies: Try taking a non drowsy allergy medicine.Regularly especially before yard work.
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Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Immunocap: You can easily find out by doing a blood allergy test.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
What are common asthma triggers?
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Pulmonology 27 years experience
Many Triggers: Some triggers of asthma included allegens (dust, pet sander, pollens, grasses and molds), temperature extremes, viruses, exercise and emotions to name a few.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Does asthma affect people over 60?
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Specializes in Family Medicine
Respiratory diseases such as asthma are common after the age of 65 because the lung function decreases over time. You may start noticing the asthma symptoms for the first time at this age.
One report in 2006 showed about 2.5 million people 65 and above had asthma problem with more than 1 million asthma attacks.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Is it true that asthma is hereditary?
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Pediatrics 35 years experience
It often is.: Not in 100% of cases, but often it runs in families.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
How is asthma triggered by dust?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Allergies: Dust and dust mites can trigger allergies which in turn trigger asthma.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
What are common asthma trigger factors in a person's home?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pharmacy 18 years experience
Many: The most common triggers in the home are animal dander, dust mites, smoke (tobacco) polution, molds and assorted others. Ideally you can fous in on the particular trigger but this is often difficult to say the least. Removing carpeting ; rugs is a start as well as keeping cats and dogs out of your bedroom. Dust mites can be controlled in your bedroom by using special mattress covers. Air purifiers.
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Last updated Jun 1, 2013
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