Smoke From Wildfires Is Especially Tough If You Have Asthma. Here’s How to Protect Yourself
FRIDAY, June 9, 2023 (Healthday News) — Raging Canadian wildfires are still darkening the skies of American cities, and while the dirty air is a hazard for everyone, that’s especially true for folks with asthma.
In a statement released this week, experts at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) said, “It’s important for everyone – but especially children and those who suffer from asthma and other respiratory illnesses – to stay indoors in order to not be exposed to smoke from the fires.”
Fire smoke poses health threats to the respiratory system and can exacerbate lung conditions like asthma.Full Article