Asthma Symptoms and Triggers

Asthma affects children everyday, not all asthmatics have the same symptoms and many kids have asthma and don’t even know it. Here are some common symptoms:

  • Coughing
  • Sounds of wheezing when you breathe
  • Chest Colds
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain, a feeling of tightness

Triggers of Asthma

  • Exercise
  • Laughing or crying
  • Exposure to furry animals
  • Weather
  • Dust, pollen, mold, chemical smells
  • Dust mites
  • Colds
  • Smoke from cigarettes or burning wood

Please contact you primary care physician if you experience any of these symptoms. Only your doctor can diagnose if you have asthma.