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Risk Factors for Asthma
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Risk factors for asthma

There are a number of known risk factors for asthma developing in a child or adult. Most of these risk can trigger asthma in some susceptible individuals. Scientists do not know why these triggers can cause asthma in some people and not in others.

Some of these risk factors are unpreventable:


Some of the risk factors for reducing development of asthma (or at least reducing symptoms) are mostly preventable:


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  Last reviewed: 7 October 2007 || Last updated: 3 January 2009


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Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.


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