HomeAllergen avoidance strategies

Dr. Shalini Tyagi

European diplomate in pediatric pulmonology (european respiratory society)

Certification in respiratory allergies and immunology (indian college of allergy)


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Dr. Shalini Tyagi


Allergen avoidance strategies

Triggers and Avoidance

Common triggers that aggravate wheezing episodes

Asthma > De-Triggering

Common asthma triggers found in the home include dust, dirt, dust mites, cockroaches, mice, pet dander, feathers, cigarette smoke, chemicals, strong scents, mold, and mildew. While it may not be possible to have a trigger-free home, there are many things that parents and families can do to reduce asthma triggers.

Here are some tips. Share them with other parents and families. With all your ideas together, you can make a difference for children with asthma.

Dust and Dirt

Cockroaches, Rodents, and Dust Mites

Pet Dander and Feathers

Scents, Chemicals, and Smoke

Mold and Mildew

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