Your Best Day With Allergic Asthma

31 Ways to Fight Asthma Triggers

How to defend yourself against seasonal allergies, dander, and other asthma triggers.
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Banish cockroaches

These pests can trigger asthma symptoms just as much as critters you might actually want in your home. To keep allergens—the feces, saliva, and proteins they shed—at bay, make sure you never leave food out, and clean up crumbs promptly. Keep garbage contained, and wash your floor and countertops frequently. Use poison bait or traps to eliminate these potential asthma triggers from your home.