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Guide for Parents of Children with Asthma

Guide for parents of children with asthma.

No parent wants to see their child suffer from the effects of asthma. While it is very possible and easy to control asthma symptoms, there may be certain times where you aren’t there to provide immediate assistance to your child. It is important that both you and your child know exactly how asthma works, what …

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Signs that Your Child’s Asthma is Getting Worse

Signs child's asthma getting worse.

Asthma is a chronic disease. There is no cure, but there are plenty of treatments that can allow people with asthma to live a relatively normal and happy life. Unfortunately, the condition is unlikely to remain static through your entire life. So how can you spot signs your child’s asthma is getting worse? Many people …

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How to Improve Your Lungs

How to improve your lungs.

The importance of lifelong lung health is immeasurable as every cell in your body needs oxygen to live. But you might not know how to improve your lungs. The air we breathe in contains oxygen which is transferred from your lungs to your bloodstream. Once it’s in your bloodstream, it is carried throughout your body, …

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Teaching Your Child about Asthma

teaching your child about asthma

About one in every twelve children has asthma here in the United States. It’s a fairly common problem that comes with its own challenges based on your child’s individual case. However, there is one thing that every parent of a child with asthma tends to struggle with: teaching your child about asthma in a productive …

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When to Test Your Child for Asthma

When to test your child for asthma.

A respiratory attack can be a terrifying experience for a young child. As their parent, you want to make it all better as fast as possible. Unfortunately, diagnosing a respiratory condition in an infant or toddler can be quite complex. A sinus infection, acid reflux, airway abnormalities, and respiratory tract infections share many characteristics. To …

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Kids with Asthma and Cold Weather

Kids with asthma and cold weather.

Asthma and outside air don’t often mix. It is important to always be aware of air quality and weather patterns before going outside for extended periods, especially if asthma symptoms are severe. But what about kids with asthma and cold weather? Are kids with asthma and cold weather a good mix? Is it easier to …

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Asthma in Children Under 5 Years Old

Small but conscious how to treat asthma

Asthma is chronic inflammation of the airways in the lungs which makes the airways prone to episodes of difficult breathing, known as Asthma Attacks. Common triggers include allergies, colds, and exercise. Asthma is controlled by avoiding these triggers when possible and by using medication therapy. The primary symptoms of asthma are wheezing and coughing, and …

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Parenting Children with Asthma

Little boy using asthma inhaler at home

People of all ages are diagnosed with Asthma every year. However, if you are parenting a child with asthma, you will have special concerns. To visit an asthma specialist in New York, get in touch with Dr. Shukla today for a consultation. Diagnosing Asthma in Children Most children who have asthma present symptoms before they …

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