As someone with asthma and allergies, Dr. Brian Schroer, director of Allergy and Immunology for Akron Children’s Hospital, is closely following the research on coronavirus on how the virus can affect those with asthma. It’s too soon to make broad conclusions, he said, but one thing is clear: Children, including those with asthma, are at […]
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 […]
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.
Huffing and puffing was bad enough when the Big Bad Wolf blew down the homes of the Three Little Pigs, but when your child does it, the fairy tale is over. Fortunately, spacers make it easier for patients to use inhalers correctly to control their asthma.