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Rodents and Asthma – Kick The Trigger

Rodents and Asthma – Kick The Trigger

Are you allergic to rodents? Today we’ll teach you all you need to know about this kind of allergy. Which rodents can cause allergic reactions? How can you be allergic to them? Mice and rats. The urina, saliva, feces, skin and dander of these animals contain proteins that can be allergens for some people. Rodents can spread diseases and viruses too, including hantavirus, rat-bite fever and salmonellosis. Mice and rat infestations appear to be more common in lower-income homes, but…

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Insect Stings and Asthma - Kick The Trigger

Insect Stings and Asthma – Kick The Trigger

Are you allergic to insect stings? Today we’ll teach you all you need to know about this kind of allergy. Which insects can cause allergic reactions? Bees, wasps, yellow jackets, fire ants and hornets are the most popular stinging insects that can cause an allergic reaction. Although most people are not allergic to their venom, in others, a severe allergic reaction to this toxic substances can lead to anaphylactic shock and be fatal. How can I know the difference between…

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Latex and Asthma

Latex and Asthma – Kick The Trigger

Are you allergic to latex? Today we’ll teach you all you need to know to kick it! Do you know what it is? Latex is a milky sap extracted from the rubber tree, which grows primarily in the Amazon region of South America, including Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. How can it trigger your asthma? This sap can be an allergen for some people. However, some sufferers are not allergic to it but chemicals found in manufactured latex…

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Fluoride and Asthma

Fluoride and Asthma – Kick The Trigger

Do you know what fluoride is? And that it may trigger your or your children’s asthma? Today we’ll tell you all you need to know about it. Some studies suggests that exposure to fluoride can trigger asthma symptoms to some people. Besides, there is some clear evidence for this association based on a lot of testimonials about bad experiences with it. Click here to read just a few of them. What is Fluoride? Fluoride is a chemical ion of fluorine,…

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Medications and Asthma

Medications and Asthma – Kick The Trigger

Certain drugs can trigger asthma attacks for some asthmatics. Today we’ll teach you all you need to know about this kind of medications. What medications should I avoid? Here are the most common drugs that may trigger asthma symptoms: Pain Relievers Used to treat pain and fever. Aspirin Ibuprofen Naproxen other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs – NSAIDs. Beta-blockers Used to treat heart conditions, high blood pressure, migraine headaches, glaucoma, hyperactive thyroid disorder, etc. Atenolol Metoprolol and others. ACE Inhibitors Used to…

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Temporary Color Hairsprays and Asthma - Kick The Trigger

Temporary Color Hairsprays and Asthma – Kick The Trigger

Hairsprays are common asthma triggers for some people. Today we’ll teach you some important stuff about this trigger 🙂 How can hairsprays trigger asthma? Hairsprays contain various chemicals that can result in allergic reactions: Parabens; Imidazolidinyl urea; Quaternium-15; Phenoxythanol; Formaldehyde; Artificial fragrances; and others. Did you know that hairspray inhalation can lead to coma? Yes, it’s true. What can you do to avoid this kind of allergy? The best and obvious tip we can give to you is to opt…

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Makeup and Asthma – Kick The Trigger

Makeup and Asthma – Kick The Trigger

Makeup is one of the most common triggers of allergic reactions. Today we’ll teach you all you need to know about it 🙂 How can makeup trigger allergic reactions? A lot of inexpensive makeup contains dye, preservatives, colors and fragrances that can be allergens for some people. How can you prevent this kind of allergic reactions? Just follow this awesome tips: Keep your makeup away from high temperatures. Always wash your hands before putting on make-up. Don’t forget to test…

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