Childhood Asthma: How Much Do You Really Know About It?
Do you know someone with childhood asthma? Perhaps one of your children has it? Or maybe you had it as a child yourself. Whatever the case may be, this article and informative infographic can be a very useful tool when living with or being around someone who suffers from childhood asthma.
According to the American Lung Association, asthma is one of the leading chronic childhood disorders which affects nearly 7 million – yes, you read that right – 7 million children just in the United States. Unfortunately, many parents are either misinformed or uneducated about the condition, its causes and what you can do to help prevent attacks from occurring.
Asthma causes breathing complications which can be extremely serious, if not deadly, especially in children. It can easily be triggered by allergens, respiratory infections, and even inhaled irritants. While asthma cannot be cured, its symptoms can be managed. The infographic below can help you understand how to recognize and control asthma symptoms in your children. This informative, step-by-step guide will help increase your awareness of the disease, identify common triggers, and learn what you can do to help prevent asthma attacks.