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How to Test Peak Flow in Children with Asthma

One way to empower children with asthma is to help them see how their lungs work on a daily basis. At-home test measurements, including peak flow and spirometry, help asthmatics track their lung health data while preventing potential flare-ups. Learn how to test peak flow in children with asthma so …

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Understanding Your Child’s Asthma Action Plan

As the parent of a child with asthma, you more than likely want to utilize every tool possible to help them maintain it. One of the best ways to empower your child and help them gain control of their asthma is to create an asthma attack action plan. What exactly …

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What is Adult-Onset Asthma?

Many people believe that asthma is a lifelong disease. While it is true that many asthmatics are diagnosed as children, others may not learn that they suffer from asthma until they reach adulthood. Diagnosing adult-onset asthma poses a few challenges for medical professionals since asthma shares symptoms with other lung …

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What Is An Asthma Action Plan?

Asthma Action Plans log specific data that will help you better understand your own condition and reactions. Although your plan is not a cure for asthma, it is a helpful tool for tracking important information and can reduce visits to the doctor.

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Can You Outgrow Asthma?

For parents of children with asthma, the condition can seem a little hopeless. However, while there is no cure for asthma, it is possible to outgrow the symptoms. How do children outgrow asthma, and how can you tell if it will happen? How Often Do Children Outgrow Asthma? Before we …

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Are Your Lungs Working Normally?

Whether you have been diagnosed with asthma or another chronic lung condition, it is important to ensure that your lungs are working efficiently. Few things are scarier than being unable to breathe, especially if you don’t have a plan of action. Fortunately, you can take steps at home to confirm …

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For Parents and Guardians: Answers to Your Common Questions

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Watch for These 6 Asthma Warning Signs

If your child suffers from asthma, it is important for you, them, and any authority in their life to be aware of an attack’s warning …

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Protecting Your Child Against Cold Weather Asthma

Does your child struggle more with their asthma during the holiday season? This could be due to stress or holiday scents, but it’s most likely because of the cold weather.

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How Weather Affects Your Child’s Asthma

Suffering from asthma doesn’t mean your child can’t enjoy sports or outdoors. However, you should be aware that the weather could affect your child’s asthma, so stay informed and take precautions when necessary.

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How to Diagnose Asthma in Children Under 5

Children under 5 years old who wheeze or show other signs of breathing trouble, should be evaluated by a doctor. However, just because you, as …

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How to Identify Common Respiratory Illnesses

Upper respiratory infections can happen at any time and can cause complications for those with conditions like asthma or Cystic Fibrosis. Knowing how to identify …

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How to Recognize Respiratory Distress in Children

By learning more about how doctors treat breathing issues and how to identify an emergency situation, you can get your child the care he needs in a more timely manner.

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