Is asthma the result of respiratory allergies?

Allergic asthma, or allergy-induced asthma, is the most common type of asthma. This type of asthma is caused by the same inhaled triggers-like dust and pollen-that cause respiratory allergies. However, not all asthma is the result of allergies. Infections, other medical conditions, cold weather, and exercise can all trigger asthma symptoms.

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