Childhood Asthma

Asthma affects as many as 10% to 12% of children in the U.S. and it’s numbers are growing. Symptoms include trouble sleeping, wheezing, difficulty breathing, frequent coughing and others. If you’re suspicious your child may have asthma, see your doctor for an official diagnosis. Your child may be prescribed an inhaler and other medications. Read more about asthma in kids here.

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    When your child has asthma, it can be scary to send them off each day to school. Asthma and school transportation is an especially frightening time for the child's parent. Here is what can be done to help ensure your child's safety.
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    Detecting asthma in toddlers can be a hard task for many parents. Asthma symptoms in children often disguises itself as other conditions such as an upper respiratory infection. There are specific signs and symptoms to look for that will help determine if your child has asthma.
  • Management of Asthma in Preschool Settings
    Asthma is one of the most common chronic childhood diseases and is the leading cause of absenteeism in school-age children. Find out why a management plan for asthma and preschool settings is necessary and how it can be successfully done.
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    Finding out that your child has asthma is hard for any parent to hear. Although they have this condition, there is hope for them on the other side. If your child has asthma, find out how the condition will affect them as they grow, and if it will follow them though their adult years.
  • Management of Severe Asthma in Children
    Childhood asthma is a scary condition, but it doesn't have to be. Understanding asthma and what triggers it, and knowing how it is properly treated is the key to the management of severe asthma in children.
  • Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Asthma
    Pediatric asthma, also known as children’s asthma, causes airway constriction within the respiratory system. Appropriate intervention is necessary for asthma management by means of pediatric asthma guidelines.
  • Signs of Asthma in Children
    Asthma affects millions of children. If you suspect a child has asthma, look for specific signs of asthma in children. Fortunately, asthma is treatable and prevention methods may help reduce attacks.
  • Treatment for Children With Asthma
    Asthma affects millions of children. Fortunately, guidelines and treatment of children with asthma can help reduce symptoms and prevent attacks.
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