Childhood asthma is a relatively easy disease to control with the right teamwork between a child’s family, pediatrician and school.
Children experiencing cough, shortness of breath and/or wheezing should be checked for asthma explains Dr. Stanley P. Galant.
Viruses more often than not will worsen asthma, says Dr. Wan-Yin Chan, a CHOC allergist/immunologist because of extra stress on airways.
Just because your children have asthma does not mean they can’t participate in any sports says Dr. Stanley Galant, an asthma specialist.
The number of children with asthma continues to rise, but the evolution of asthma medication means most attacks can now be prevented.