Wrapping a scarf around your nose and mouth can help prevent asthma attacks
This simple tip could help people all over the UK avoid potentially life-threatening asthma attacks.
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How #Scarfies can help prevent asthma attacks this winter
Breathing in cold winter air often causes asthma symptoms, and sometimes asthma attacks. Three-quarters of people with asthma told us this happens to them.
But when you breathe through a scarf, it warms the air up. This helps prevents the cold air irritating your airways and triggering an asthma attack.
All you need to do is wrap a scarf loosely over your nose and mouth to warm up the air before you breathe it in.