For children with exercise-induced asthma, a mild case of spring fever could turn into a full-blown asthma attack if they do too much too soon when the Spring weather warms. “If your child experiences chest pain, cough, wheezing and other asthma symptoms, the first stop should be your child’s primary care provider,” said Lisa A. […]
May flowers are often not the only things blooming after April showers. “The allergens from some springtime flowers can also lead to some pretty severe allergy symptoms in children,” said Tracy Rife, RN, BSN, AE-C, asthma and easy breathing program coordinator at Akron Children’s Hospital. “But with proper precautions and treatment, your child could be […]
When your child is sick, it’s hard to know whether you should take him to the doctor, ER, urgent care or simply treat him at home. Pediatrician Michael McCabe says that when in doubt you should seek a doctor’s assessment. “There’s nothing worse for a parent than being worried and not having answers,” said Dr. McCabe during […]
The over-the-counter availability of allergy nasal spray may lead to questions from allergy sufferers. To help eliminate confusion, Dr. Nancy Wasserbauer answer the 6 most common questions.