- Poor Air Quality
- Tobacco Smoke
- Smoke from Wood Burning Stoves
- Volatile Organic Compounds
- Dust Mites
- Pet dander
- Poorly Maintained Appliances
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Trigger Description and What you can do
Smokers are particularly at risk of developing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Second-hand smoke exacerbates or worsens respiratory conditions such as COPD and asthma. Cigarette smoking is responsible for 90% of all chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
What you can do:
If you smoke, stop.
Avoid tobacco smoke.
Request that family members, friends or caregivers smoke outside.
For More Information about Second-Hand Smoke: http://www.epa.gov/iaq/asthma/shs.html