Although a pediatrician is often the best place to begin your child’s asthma care, if he requires an inhaler more than twice a week to control his condition you may want to consider a visit to an asthma specialist. According to the World Allergy Organization, patients benefit when they receive coordinated treatment from a single specialist […]
If your child has asthma, she might be a star in the making. Many athletes, movie stars, U.S. presidents and other famous people have attained world-wide success while living with asthma. Their stories prove that a diagnosis of asthma doesn’t have to hold you back. Jackie Joyner-Kersee The 4-time Olympian and 3-time gold medalist was […]
As we enter the fall sports season, many children will be participating in these activities with an inhaler and asthma action plan in hand. While some of these kids have chronic asthma, others only experience it when they’re active, especially in cooler weather. But that doesn’t mean your child should avoid exercise if she experiences […]
While many people breathe a sigh of relief when spring arrives, the 7 million American children who have asthma may simply find it more difficult to breathe. Spring ushers in the pollen season, which may trigger allergies that lead to asthma.
Making good on a promise is one of life’s litmus tests. And Dr. Nelson, Baby Jude’s ENT doc at Akron Children’s Hospital, passed ours with flying colors. The past few weeks have been chock full of congestion, cough, respiratory problems, a nose that drips like an old sink, fevers, sick baby appointments, aspiration pneumonia, and […]