What are asthma triggers?

Asthma “triggers” are those things that make the airways tighten and become inflamed which leads to coughing, wheezing, and difficulty breathing. Sometimes a trigger brings on a reaction right away, but other times it may take several hours or days before symptoms begin. Here is information on several triggers.

Several triggers can cause worsening in asthma control. Continue reading for a look at the most common triggers, along with ways to reduce the risk they pose in worsening your asthma symptoms.