Topic of the discussion
Posted on 15/07/2014 13:16
I am interested in hearing about what triggers your asthma? Is it several things? And what do you do to prevent it?
Good day to you all,
Beginning of the discussion - 15/10/2014What are your asthma triggers? https://www.carenity.co.uk/forum/asthma/living-with-asthma/asthma-triggers-63
Posted on 15/10/2014 12:14
One of the most annoying things I react to is house dust mites.. they're everywhere :( At home I have had to invest in really good allergy friendly duvets and mattress. I also bought a dehumidifier. So at the moment I am comfortable when I sleep at least. But any advice on how to limit house dust mites are welcomed!
Posted on 15/10/2014 12:30
If you have carpet in your house, I suggest you get rid of them. I used to have carpet, but vacuumed a lot and thought that would be enough, but after we moved to a new home without carpet I can tell that I am feeling way better!
Personally I react to exercise. So I have learnt to take it slow and never to go "all in" right away. Which can be really annoying because I am very competitive. But it goes well with the fact that I have developed ankylosing spondylitis as well, so training hard is difficult anyway. I still exercise but take it slowly.
Posted on 13/05/2015 18:13
For me are strong emotions! If I am really happy or angry I imediatly get an attack! It is horrbile but it is like this, it has helped me to be more balanced in my way to treat emotions
Posted on 19/05/2015 21:11
Hi , I have to take life slowly, if I see a hill , I go the other way. Dogs cause me great concern.. I don't have a problem wil
th my feather duvet though.. I would like to talk to anyone else who is allergic to ventolin, how do u cope?
Posted on 23/05/2015 01:56
Does anyone else have a squeeze of the chest and its gone in like a sec ? Like a bronchial spasm ?
Posted on 20/07/2015 15:48
Does someone has any advice for @aschm32186 ???
Remember that sharing can help others to cope and prevent.
All the best,
Posted on 01/08/2015 13:14
Hi, personally my asthma triggers are all perfume and fragranced products, cigarette smoke, and feeling distressed or angry, in that order. It is interesting to see that although we all suffer the same condition, we don't all have the same triggers.
Posted on 22/08/2015 21:20
Heat and cold are really bad triggers for me, also, strong emotions. If I get wound up I can get very wheezy indeed but the cold really does me in. I suffer a lot in the winter.
We used to have a carpet but since getting rid of it I am so much better. So I really would advise people to go for laminate or cushion flooring it has helped me so much .
Posted on 26/08/2015 00:31
I have asthma, normal things that trigger an attack are cold, smoke, and exercise but unusually also sulphites in white wine .