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Do asthma symptoms get better or get worse then a thunderstorm rolls in?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Depends

There has been report that thunderstorm often triggers asthma exacerbation presumably related to the increase mold count (alternaria) it generates.
The question is less clear for those who are not allergic to this mold. I am unaware of any report finding that this improves asthma.

In brief: Depends

There has been report that thunderstorm often triggers asthma exacerbation presumably related to the increase mold count (alternaria) it generates.
The question is less clear for those who are not allergic to this mold. I am unaware of any report finding that this improves asthma.
Dr. John Chiu
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Dr. Thomas Josa
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Depends

Thunderstorms can trigger the release of certain pollens.
Changes in humidity can sometimes trigger asthma and varies by individual.

In brief: Depends

Thunderstorms can trigger the release of certain pollens.
Changes in humidity can sometimes trigger asthma and varies by individual.
Dr. Thomas Josa
Dr. Thomas Josa
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