Does cold weather cause breathing problems?
Possible responses:→ Don't know
→ Yes, it is slightly more difficult to breathe
→ Yes, I have noticeable breathing difficulty
→ Yes, severe breathing problems
Cold, damp weather can aggravate bronchitis.
Asthma attacks are usually triggered by the body's response to an allergy, but inhaling cold air can also trigger bronchospasms.
Cold, dry air can cause narrowing of the airways in some people with chronic bronchitis or emphysema, which makes breathing more difficult.