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How Children’s Lungs Grow

Child breathing with growing lungs.

The lungs are one of three major parts of the respiratory system and integral to your overall health and well-being. Your respiratory system is made up of the airway, lungs, and muscles for respiration. Lungs begin to form in the womb and continue throughout a child’s developmental years. Below you will find helpful information on …

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Educating Your Child About Asthma

Illustration of woman educating her children about asthma.

Asthma impacts a large number of children in the United States. In fact, over 6 million children have asthma. Of those 6 million, over half have suffered an asthma attack or episode. This can be really scary for both parents and children. Having a game plan for your child is important if they have an …

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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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How to Prepare Your Child for Spring Allergies

Prepare your child for spring allergies.

Some children have a hard time when the spring rolls around. With so many pollens and allergens in the air, it is the most popular time of year for kids to visit their allergy specialist in NYC. If you know that your kid tends to get hay fever in the spring, you might want to …

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Keep Kids Safe from COVID This Winter

How to keep kids safe from Covid this winter.

This has been an unprecedented year that has had numerous ups and downs that many of us have never experienced in our lifetimes. Between health issues with COVID, lockdowns, and even making the behavioral changes to follow the guidelines for the global pandemic, we’ve all been taken out of our comfort zones. Now we need …

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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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How Fresh Air Benefits Children

How fresh are benefits children

Good parents are always trying to do what is best for their children. You know you need to protect their physical health, mental health, and emotional health because all three are essential to a vibrant and fulfilling life. But being aware that your choices as a parent directly impact their future doesn’t necessarily make it …

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Traveling With Kids With Breathing Problems

Traveling with kids with breathing problems.

If your child has breathing problems traveling is likely a major cause for concern. However, traveling with kids with breathing problems is possible so long as you are prepared. If your child suffers from asthma or pediatric chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (“PCOPD”), it shouldn’t stop your family from traveling. Below are some of the best …

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What Makes Kids Susceptible to Allergies?

What makes kids susceptible to allergies?

As of 2001, around 35% of all children deal with some form of allergy. But what makes kids susceptible to allergies? A report published in Paediatrics Child Health shows that these numbers have been steadily increasing and may continue to increase. Therefore, as a parent, it pays to know a little about allergies and what …

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Does My Kid Have Allergic Asthma?

Does my kid have allergic asthma?

Millions of children suffer from allergies and asthma. However, children can also suffer from allergic asthma. Both asthma and allergies are common, but they can be frightening for children to experience. Children with multiple respiratory issues need to be diagnosed, treated, and their conditions need to be properly managed by a skilled child respiratory specialist. …

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