Managing Asthma in Children
By Pediatrics of Central Florida
October 21, 2021
Tags: asthma  

If your child is dealing with asthma, it can be really difficult for them to participate in physical activities without struggling or dealing with an asthma attack. There are many things that cause your child to have an asthma attack and it’s important that you and your child understand how to manage their asthma. Your child’s pediatricians at Pediatrics of Central Florida with offices in Kissimmee, Orlando, and St. Cloud, FL, can help you understand how to manage your child’s asthma and help them have the best quality of life.

Managing Your Child’s Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease that affects the airways and causes the inner lining of the airways to become inflamed and causes the muscles to tighten, making it hard to breathe comfortably. Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases that can affect someone in childhood. Luckily, there are ways to manage and treat your child’s asthma. Your child’s pediatrician at Pediatrics of Central Florida in Kissimmee, Orlando, and St. Cloud, FL, can go over ways that you can help manage your child’s asthma.

You can help make sure that your child can avoid asthma triggers, such as allergens, and be sure that your child is provided their asthma medication. It’s important to monitor how often your child is having asthma attacks and to see their pediatrician if it occurs more than twice a week.

Some other common triggers to be aware of include:

  • Dust and pet hair
  • Viral or bacterial infections
  • Environmental allergens, like pollution or smoke
  • Exercise
  • Emotional stress

Contact Your Child’s Pediatrician Today!

Help your child live the best life they possibly can! Contact your child’s pediatricians at Pediatrics of Central Florida with offices in Kissimmee, Orlando, and St. Cloud, FL, today to learn more about managing your child’s asthma. Call today at (407) 846-3455 for the office on Oak Street in Kissimmee, FL, (407) 857-2816 for the office in Orlando, FL, (407) 933-5985 for the office on Cypress Parkway in Kissimmee, FL, and (407) 891-0479 for the office in St. Cloud, FL.

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