Sports can be a great way for kids to learn teamwork, discover new skills, and stay healthy. As many Olympic athletes can attest, asthma shouldn’t prevent anyone from pursuing their dreams. Likewise, your child should not let their asthma diagnosis prevent them from pursuing physical activities that bring them joy.
It is reported that 80% of asthma patients have allergies to substances that can be found in the air. Because of this, minimizing exposure to airborne asthma triggers is an important part of keeping your child’s asthma symptoms under control. Today we’ll review how to keep three of the major types of airborne asthma triggers at bay in and around your home: pollution, pollen, and mold.
Minimizing asthma triggers in your child’s sleep space is an important step in controlling your child’s asthma. Because your child spends so much time in his/her bedroom, it is usually the one room that will affect your child’s asthma the most. By making some simple changes to your child’s sleep space, you can make a big impact in his/her asthma control.
Before reading any further, the most important thing I want to get across is an acknowledgement that it can be hard to get your child to take a new medication. As a doctor I had written prescriptions countless times, explained technique to parents and the child and the importance of taking it. But until it was my own 4 year old child getting a new inhaler with a mask, I didn’t realize how hard the non-medical part could be.
When it comes to controlling your child’s asthma, your doctor will likely prescribe a combination of controller and rescue treatments. There are a handful of different ways to deliver both controller and rescue medication, depending on the severity of your child’s asthma symptoms and your child’s ability to take medication with proper technique. The medication delivery methods in your child’s asthma management plan will likely fall under one of four categories:
When it comes to treatment options for your child’s asthma, most medications will fall under one of two categories: rescue medication, or controller medication. Rescue asthma medications, also known as “quick-relief” asthma medications, are used to treat asthma attacks when something triggers a flare-up, or when inflammation symptoms suddenly worsen.
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