Asthma triggersAAsthma triggersAsthma triggersEnglishRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)LungsRespiratory systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPCBonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAEJennifer Leaist, RN, BScNRishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MNGurjit Sangha, RN, MNJames Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh7.0000000000000071.00000000000001390.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Identifying and dealing with your child's asthma triggers is an important step in asthma management. Read about common triggers and ways to overcome them.</p><br><p>Triggers are things that make your child’s asthma worse. Your child has a set of asthma triggers that may be different from other children. It is important to know what your child’s asthma triggers are and try to remove or reduce them. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Triggers worsen asthma and can vary from child to child.</li> <li> Common triggers include infections such as colds and flu, cigarette smoke and irritants such as air pollution, cold air, and chemical fumes, allergens such as pet dander, dust mites, pollens, and moulds, and certain medicines. </li></ul>
مثيرات الربوممثيرات الربوAsthma triggersArabicRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)LungsRespiratory systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPC;Bonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAE;Jennifer Leaist, RN, BScN;Rishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MN;Gurjit Sangha, RN, MN;James Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh7.0000000000000071.00000000000001390.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>مثيرات الربو كثيرة وحساسية الربو تأثر على رئتي الأطفال. اقرأ عن تأثير الالتهابات على الربو والمواد المثيرة للحساسية.</p>
哮喘诱因哮喘诱因Asthma triggersChineseSimplifiedNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPCBonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAEJennifer Leaist, RN, BScNRishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MNGurjit Sangha, RN, MNJames Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh71.00000000000007.000000000000001390.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z识别和对付你的孩子的哮喘诱因是哮喘病管理中的重要一步。<br>
哮喘誘因哮喘誘因Asthma TriggersChineseTraditionalNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPC Bonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAE Jennifer Leaist, RN, BScN Rishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MN Gurjit Sangha, RN, MN James Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh71.00000000000007.000000000000001390.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z識別幷處理孩子的哮喘誘因是治療哮喘病的一個重要步驟。瞭解常見的哮喘誘因及相關克服方法。
Factores desencadenantes del asmaFFactores desencadenantes del asmaAsthma TriggersSpanishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPCBonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAEJennifer Leaist, RN, BScNRishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MNGurjit Sangha, RN, MNJames Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Identificar y tratar los factores desencadenantes del asma son pasos importantes en el manejo del asma de su niño.<br></p>
ஆஸ்துமா நோய்க்கான ஊக்கிகள்ஆஸ்துமா நோய்க்கான ஊக்கிகள்Asthma TriggersTamilNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPCBonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAEJennifer Leaist, RN, BScNRishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MNGurjit Sangha, RN, MNJames Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>உங்கள் பிள்ளையின் ஆஸ்துமா ஊக்கிகளை அடையாளம் காணுதல் மற்றும் அவற்றைக் கையாளுதல் என்பன, ஆஸ்துமாவைச் சமாளிப்பதின் ஒரு முக்கியமான படியாகும்.</p>
دمہ کا متحرک ہوناددمہ کا متحرک ہوناAsthma TriggersUrduNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPCBonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAEJennifer Leaist, RN, BScNRishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MNGurjit Sangha, RN, MNJames Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh71.00000000000007.000000000000001390.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Zاپنے بچے کے دمہ کو شناخت کرنا اور اس کے متحرکات سے نمٹنا دمہ کے بندوبست کے لئے اہم قدم ہیں۔ عام متحرکات اور ان پر قابو پانے کے بارے میں مطالعہ کریں
Éléments déclencheurs de l’asthmeÉÉléments déclencheurs de l’asthmeAsthma TriggersFrenchRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)LungsRespiratory systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPC Bonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAE Jennifer Leaist, RN, BScN Rishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MN Gurjit Sangha, RN, MN James Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh7.0000000000000071.00000000000001390.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Il est important de cerner les éléments déclencheurs de l’asthme chez votre enfant et de les maîtriser; c’est une étape importante de la gestion de l’asthme. Renseignez vous sur les éléments déclencheurs les plus communs et sur la manière de les surmonter.</p><p>On appelle éléments déclencheurs les choses qui font empirer l’asthme de votre enfant. Votre enfant réagit à un ensemble d’éléments déclencheurs qui peuvent différer de ceux des autres enfants. Il est important que vous connaissiez les éléments qui déclenchent l’asthme chez votre enfant et que vous tentiez de les supprimer ou de les réduire.</p><h2> À retenir </h2> <ul><li>Les déclencheurs détériorent l’asthme et peuvent varies d’un enfant à l’autre.</li> <li>Les déclencheurs les plus fréquents comprennent les rhumes et la grippe, la fumée de cigarette et les irritant atmosphériques comme la pollution de l’air, l’air froid les fumées de produits chimiques, les allergènes comme les squames des animaux domestiques, les acariens de la poussière, les pollens, les moisissures et certains médicaments.</li></ul>

 

 

Asthma triggers1484.00000000000Asthma triggersAsthma triggersAEnglishRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)LungsRespiratory systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPCBonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAEJennifer Leaist, RN, BScNRishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MNGurjit Sangha, RN, MNJames Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh7.0000000000000071.00000000000001390.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Identifying and dealing with your child's asthma triggers is an important step in asthma management. Read about common triggers and ways to overcome them.</p><br><p>Triggers are things that make your child’s asthma worse. Your child has a set of asthma triggers that may be different from other children. It is important to know what your child’s asthma triggers are and try to remove or reduce them. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Triggers worsen asthma and can vary from child to child.</li> <li> Common triggers include infections such as colds and flu, cigarette smoke and irritants such as air pollution, cold air, and chemical fumes, allergens such as pet dander, dust mites, pollens, and moulds, and certain medicines. </li></ul><p>Common triggers include:</p><ul><li>infections such as colds and flu</li><li>cigarette smoke and other irritants such as air pollution, cold air, and chemical fumes</li><li>allergens such as pet dander, dust mites, pollens, and moulds</li><li>certain medicines</li></ul> <figure><span>Some common asthma triggers <p></p> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Asthma_Triggers_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </span></figure> <h2>Infections such as colds and flu</h2><p>Viral infections such as colds and flu are common asthma triggers. To help protect your child:</p><ul><li>Keep your child away from people who have a cold or the flu.</li><li>Make sure your child and your family members wash their hands often.</li><li>Ask your doctor about getting the flu shot for your child early in the fall each year.</li><li>Remember to keep your child’s asthma under control all the time. This will help your child to have less asthma symptoms when your child does get a cold or the flu. </li></ul><h2>Irritants</h2><p>Irritants are things that can irritate your child’s airway and cause asthma symptoms. Even though sometimes it may be hard to stay away from irritants, there are ways to help your child avoid them. </p><p>Some examples of irritants are:</p><ul><li>cigarette smoke</li><li>wood and oil smoke</li><li>air pollution</li><li>cold air</li><li>chemical fumes or strong odours</li></ul><h3>Cigarette smoke</h3><p>Children’s asthma is frequently triggered by second-hand smoke. Here are some ways to protect your child from smoke:</p><ul><li>If you smoke, try to quit.</li><li>Do not smoke in the house. Ask anyone who smokes to smoke outdoors.</li><li>Remember that cigarette smoke stays on clothes. If a person who has been near cigarette smoke is close to your child, this can make your child’s asthma worse. </li><li>Stay away from smoky areas. Help your child stay away from cigarette smoke when you are out.</li><li>Do not let anyone smoke in the car.</li></ul><h3>Wood and oil smoke</h3><p>Smoke from a wood stove or a campfire may also be an irritant. Here are some ways to protect your child:</p><ul><li>Keep your child away from the smoke of a fireplace, wood stove, or campfire.</li><li>Keep your child away from the smoke made by an oil heater.</li></ul><h3>Air pollution</h3><p>Air pollution is highest during hot and humid days in the summer. Here are some ways to protect your child from air pollution:</p><ul><li>Follow the air quality index on TV or online.</li><li>When air quality is poor outside, try to let your child stay indoors where air conditioning is available. This might be an air-conditioned home, a shopping mall, or an office building. </li><li>Keep the windows closed at home and in the car when the air quality is poor. Turn on air conditioning if possible.</li></ul><h3>Cold air</h3><p>Your child’s asthma may get worse if there is a sudden change in temperature. Here are some ways to prevent cold air from triggering an asthma episode: </p><ul><li>Before your child goes out in cold weather, make sure your child wears a scarf that covers the nose and mouth. This can help to warm and humidify the air that your child breathes in. </li><li>Let your child exercise indoors on cold days.</li><li>You may need to ask your child’s teacher to let your child stay indoors during recess.</li></ul><h3>Chemical fumes and strong odours</h3><p>Some strong scents and chemical fumes can irritate your child’s airway. Some examples include:</p><ul><li>cleaning products</li><li>paints and paint strippers</li><li>perfumes</li><li>bleach</li><li>air fresheners</li><li>pesticides</li></ul><p>Here are some ways to protect your child from these irritants:</p><ul><li>Keep your child away from chemical fumes and strong odours.</li><li>Try to keep the windows open and air out after you paint a room. Let your child go into the room after the scent is gone.</li></ul><h2>Allergens</h2><p>Allergens are things that your child is allergic to. Not every child with asthma has allergies. But if your child has allergies, it is important to control or stay away from the allergens that bother them. </p><p>Allergens can make a child’s asthma worse when they are breathed in. Allergens make the airways in the lungs become inflamed and narrow. This makes it hard for air to pass through. It can cause coughing, wheezing, feeling short of breath, and other asthma symptoms. </p><p>Some examples of allergens include:</p><ul><li>pet dander</li><li>dust mites</li><li>pollens</li><li>moulds</li></ul><h3>Pet dander</h3><p>If your child is allergic to pets, the best way to avoid asthma episodes is to find another home for your pets. It is very important to clean your house thoroughly after the pet is removed, because traces of the animal can stay in living areas for a long time. You may need to clean furniture, carpets, children’s stuffed toys, and the heating and cooling system. </p><h3>Dust mites</h3><p>Dust mites are very tiny bugs that feed off shed human skin. Children who have dust allergies are actually allergic to the droppings of dust mites. Dust mites live mostly in warm and moist places with lots of shed human skin, such as mattresses, pillows, bedding, carpets, rugs, and upholstered furniture. In order to control your child’s allergy, you must remove all the droppings and kill the dust mites. </p><p>Some helpful actions are:</p><ul><li>Wash all your linens in very hot water every week.</li><li>Cover your child’s mattress, box spring, and pillows with special allergen-proof covers or impermeable covers that completely enclose the mattress. </li><li>Remove carpets, rugs, and heavy curtains from your child’s bedroom. Ideally, remove them from the rest of the house if possible.</li><li>Remove stuffed animals or dolls from your child’s bedroom or store them in the closet. Reducing clutter in the bedroom will mean less dust can collect. </li><li>Vacuum the carpet and dust every week.</li><li>Keep the humidity level in the house below 50%. You can use a dehumidifier in damp areas. Dust mites do not survive well in dry environment. </li></ul><h3>Pollens</h3><p>Pollens are from trees, grasses, and weeds. They can travel for miles by wind and are most problematic during the spring and warm-weather months. </p><p>If your child is allergic to pollens, there are a few things you can do to help your child avoid them:</p><ul><li>Close the windows at home and in the car as much as you can on days when the pollen count is high. Use an air conditioner if needed and change the filter regularly. </li><li>Watch for the pollen count and decide if your child should stay home on days when the count is high. You can check pollen reports on TV or online. </li><li>>If your child does go out when the pollen is high, have them shower and change clothes when they come home.</li><li>Dry your child’s laundry using a clothes dryer instead of hanging clothes and sheets outside.</li></ul><h3>Moulds</h3><p>Moulds grow all year round in areas that are damp, such as basements and bathrooms. They can travel in the air to anywhere in the home. </p><p>Here are some ways you can keep your house free of moulds:</p><ul><li>Use soap or detergent and water to clean up small areas of mould in your home. For larger areas, you may need a substance that is specifically for killing mould (a fungicide). </li><li>Use a dehumidifier in damp areas of your home, such as the basement. Keep the humidity in your home to less than 50%.</li><li>Ventilate your home well; moulds do not live well in airy areas.</li><li>Open the window or use a bathroom fan after showers.</li><li>Fix water leaks in the roof or plumbing immediately.</li></ul><h3>Foods</h3><p>Food allergies do not usually cause asthma symptoms, but children with food allergies are more likely to develop asthma. In addition, children with food allergies may be more likely to have severe asthma, so it is very important to keep asthma under good control if your child has food allergies. The most common food items that account for food allergies in children are milk, eggs, peanuts, nuts, wheat, soy, shellfish, and fish. </p><p>If you suspect that your child is allergic to certain food, consult an allergist.</p><h2>Medicine</h2><p>Certain medicines, like <a href="/Article?contentid=77&language=English">ASA</a> (acetylsalicylic acid or Aspirin) and <a href="/Article?contentid=153&language=English">ibuprofen</a>, can cause asthma symptoms in some children with asthma. </p><p>If your child is sensitive to these medicines, tell your pharmacist. Make sure there are no words like <a href="/Article?contentid=153&language=English">ibuprofen</a>, Aspirin, <a href="/Article?contentid=77&language=English">ASA, or acetylsalicylic acid​</a> on the labels of the medicines that you give your child.</p>Asthma triggers

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