Preparing for asthma attacks during a pandemic

Pushan Jani, MD, says every year toward the end of September and into October, he sees a significant uptick in asthma-related hospitalizations as various pollens such as ragweed and mold hit the air. (Photo by: Getty Images)

Cooler weather, pumpkins, and falling leaves – all things that kick off the most wonderful time of year, the holiday season. But for asthma sufferers, this could mean trouble because experts see an increase in asthma attacks toward the end of September.

Pushan Jani, MD, MSc, assistant professor of pulmonary and critical care medicine at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has tips on how to avoid asthma attacks and possible hospitalization during a pandemic.

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September 23, 2020