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10 Common Asthma Triggers
Know Your Triggers

Know Your Triggers

It's easier to manage asthma when you know your asthma triggers. An asthma trigger is anything that makes your asthma worse. Not everyone with asthma has the same triggers, but knowing about the most common ones may help you identify yours. That, in turn, will help you avoid them. 

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