Topic "Allergies" in Bengali - total 2 documentsTitle: Thunderstorm Asthma - community factsheet
Summary: This community facthsheet explain epidemic thunder storm asthma. People who have asthma or hay fever can get severe asthma symptoms during pollen season when high grass pollen counts combine with a certain type of thunderstorm. When a large number of people develop asthma symptoms over a short period of time, this is known as epidemic thunderstorm asthma. Epidemic thunderstorm asthma events are uncommon and don’t occur every year. In south-east Australia they can happen during grass pollen season from October through December. Thunderstorm asthma can affect those with asthma or hay fever – especially people who experience wheezing or coughing with their hay fever. That’s why it’s important for people with asthma or hay fever to know about thunderstorm asthma and what they can do to help protect themselves during grass pollen season.
Title: What is Thunderstorm Asthma?
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.
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