Breathing in cold air can trigger asthma symptoms for a lot of people. Cold, dry air can irritate sensitive lungs and an easy way to protect yourself is to wear a scarf over your nose and mouth to help warm up the air before you breathe it in.
"Peers or kids who don't want to maybe go out and play with other kids because they can't keep up when they work harder to breath. Especially in the cold weather when it triggers the bronchospasm," said Real.
Real says you just need to be careful and pay attention to how the cold temperatures affect you. Some people could have long-term shortness of breath with either wheezing or a cough as the main symptoms.
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