Symptoms of asthma can include:
Cough, Chest Tightness, Wheezing, and Shortness of Breath
Various “triggers” can cause asthma symptoms to worsen.  When these “triggers” are present, it can cause a child to have an asthma attack.  Asthma attacks can result in the need for a child to seek emergency medical treatment.  In some cases, children can die from an asthma attack.  Triggers are different for each child with asthma.  It is important to know which triggers may affect your/your child’s asthma.  Some triggers may be actual allergies.  The Breathmobile Program can help identify which triggers may cause problems with asthma and help with ways to avoid these triggers.
Some common triggers include:

Source: CDC – Asthma – Common Asthma triggers