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SoulNHealing
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   Posted 1/7/2015 1:15 PM (GMT -6)   
Do cold seem to make people asthma, bad am noticing it does mine, what are some steps I can take to avoid episodes and not have to use albuterol so often it is in the 30s here and extra windy.

jujub
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   Posted 1/7/2015 5:37 PM (GMT -6)   
Cold air van definitely trigger asthma. When you go out in the cold, wrap a warm scarf around your lower face to help warm the air a bit before you inhale it.
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fergal
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   Posted 1/17/2015 11:21 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes I second that, my doctor gave me a sheet of tips and that was on it. What I do is memorize what makes it worse or better. Everybody is different so u gotta keep track of what makes it better and what makes it worse. Weather doesn't bother mine for some reason mine is all food drink and exercise related

Fuyuko
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   Posted 1/17/2015 11:29 PM (GMT -6)   
Yeah, sometimes when it's cold I just avoid going out, or wear a scarf or mask. I have bought a balaclava but it sometimes makes me feel self conscious wearing it but I'd rather not have the chest pain! I try to breathe through my nose not through mouth which helps a bit
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