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Re: Could I have a cannabis allergy?

JR ·
@BenR Secondhand smoke from cigarettes, cannabis, and anything else that burns is indeed problematic for folks with asthma. If and when possible, those with a legal prescription could use other forms of marijuana (e.g. edibles) which would avoid the trigger (i.e. smoke) that affects so many people.
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Re: Can wood smoke cause an allergic reaction?

Compton ·
Welcome, @Arle ! It's good to have you here.Yes, smoke of any kind is part of What Causes or Triggers Asthma? Every year, wildfire season is an ordeal for members in AAFA. Closer to your question is a topic does wood smoke from backyard fire pits bother you too? I hope we can give you good answers and you'll join in the discussions at the Asthma Support forum.
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Re: What are some ways I can manage my cat allergy?

Mink Naro ·
As mentioned above, a study I once read that was contributed by www.lung assoc about information for pet owners that suffer from pet dander said that th e most common allergy caused by cats is a protein from cats that is d ried saliva containing allergens that may flake off from an animal’s fur and become airborne. Their recommendation was a Purifier that does not "try to trap" the airborne allergens which is impossible but to look for one that drops the the allergens, and other airborne...
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Re: What are some ways I can manage my cat allergy?

Shea ·
No one likes to say this to people.. Doctors don't like to say it, but I got so ill from living with cats I was allergic to that I really wish I heard it earlier than I finally did. Now my case was severe-- but it didn't start so severe.. I took a medication called Singulair and it worked so well I thought it was magic, I had like no reactions. I moved in with my then boyfriend who had cats after starting it (I had went to my doctor asking if there was something I could take because my then-...
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