Allergic asthma is signified by the symptoms that are caused by allergic reactions. The allergic asthma is the obstruction of the airways and inflammation which is partly reversible with medications. Allergic asthma is considered the most common type of asthma and is believed to be affecting over 50 per cent of the 20 million asthma sufferers in the world.
Most of the symptoms of allergic and non-allergic asthma are similar like coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath or rapid breathing and tightness in the chest. However, allergic asthma is caused by certain inhaled allergens such as dust mites, pet dander, pollen and mould etc.
There are many allergens that are supposed to trigger allergic asthma-like: coughing, wheezing, chest tightness and so on. Cockroaches, dust mites, moulds, pet dander and pollens are also said to cause the allergic asthma reactions.
Cold and flu trigger allergic asthma as the flu is the infection of the respiratory caused by the influenza viruses. Flu viruses are more dangerous than common colds.
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