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What causes asthmatic bronchitis?

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There are many triggers that may initiate the release of inflammatory substances. Common asthmatic bronchitis triggers include:

  • Tobacco smoke.
  • Pollution.
  • Allergens such as pollen, mold, dust, pet dander, or food (and food additives like MSG).
  • Chemicals.
  • Certain medications (aspirin, beta-blockers).
  • Exercise.
  • Weather changes (for example, cold weather).
  • Viral or bacterial infections.
  • Strong emotions (laughing or crying).

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