Summer Asthma and Warm Weather

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People often ask: “Does summer make asthma worse?” or “Why is my asthma worse in the summer?”

Some people with asthma may experience fewer symptoms and flare-ups during the summer. Others may experience an increase in asthma symptoms leading to full-blown summer asthma attacks.

Hot and humid weather and exposure to pollens, mold spores and air pollution could cause asthma symptoms to flare. Warm weather activities such as playing sports, exercising and camping could also lead to increased respiratory problems.

Visit to explore some causes of summer asthma, identify common triggers and learn summer asthma tips to avoid flare-ups.

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