What is Thunderstorm Asthma?
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What is Thunderstorm Asthma?

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Title: What is Thunderstorm Asthma? (Links to English resource)
Summary: Thunderstorm asthma is asthma that is triggered by a particular type of thunderstorm when there is high amounts of grass pollen in the air (typically between October and end December). It can result in people wheezing, feeling short of breath, and tight in the chest with coughing. This can be sudden, serious, and even life threatening.
Organisation: Department of Health & Human Services
Publishing date: August 2018
Last reviewed: November 2018
Target audience: General

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