Why Do Strong Smells Trigger Headache?

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Do Strong Smells Trigger Your Asthma? Here's What You Can Do

Do strong smells bother your asthma?  If so you are not alone, and you are not weird, and it's not all in your head. In fact, a study from the University of West Georgia found that as many as 30 percent of Americans have a sensitivity to strong smells.


By strong smells I'm referring to the following:

  • Perfumes
  • Deodorant
  • Nail polish
  • Paint fumes
  • Cologne
  • After shave
  • Air fresheners
  • etc.

Strong smells are not visible, and they are not -- like dust mites, cockroach urine, and molds -- allergens....

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