Pharmacy Corner
When Every Breath Matters: Asthma in Children Who gets asthma?
Risk

There is no way to predict if a person will get asthma. However here are some things that can increase your risk2:

  • Family history of asthma
  • Frequent viral infections (such as a cold or the flu)
  • Having eczema and/or hay fever
  • Exposure to poor air conditions (secondhand smoke, dust, chemicals fumes, mold)
  • Having obesity