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What is occupational asthma?

Occupational asthma is the name given to the condition of asthma when it is caused or worsened by a person’s work environment. Asthma develops from a person inhaling substances called asthmagens, which are airborne. Exposure to asthmagens is quite common in a range of industries, such as hairdressing, cleaning, and baking. Sometimes inhaling asthmagens in