Asthma In Children

As a parent you want your child to have a happy, healthy and active childhood. If your child has asthma, you can also hope for the same. That’s because asthma can be fully controlled with the right treatment. So please do not worry if your child has asthma. Just click on our film “Asthma par Vijay”. See how children with asthma do everything a normal child does. You’ll realize that your child can also do everything. Yes, attend school regularly, eat ice cream and even play active games.

Asthma in children is different from adult asthma. Children may not show the typical symptoms of asthma – breathlessness, wheezing, coughing and chest tightness. Besides every child’s asthma is different. Some children have mild asthma while others have severe asthma. Some may get frequent coughs and some allergies.

Asthma is the most common chronic (long duration) disease among children. 1 in 11 children in the UK has asthma. In the USA, 7 million children have asthma. In India, about 1 out of every 12 children has asthma. So, if your child has been diagnosed with asthma, don’t worry. You’re not alone.

Yet, often parents are worried that asthma is a social stigma that could affect their child’s future. So when an allopathic doctor diagnoses that their child has asthma, they prefer to take another opinion, and go from one treatment to another, thinking that allopathy has side effects and is a long term treatment. But these are all Doubts about asthma. As you read on, you will have your doubts answered and even know how to help control your child’s asthma.

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