SATURDAY, Sept. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For many children with asthma, coughing is an early warning sign of a flare-up, an expert says.
Understanding asthma and knowing what to expect can help parents prevent or lessen the severity of asthma attacks, said Dr. Ronald Ferdman, a pediatric allergist-immunologist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
He provided the following tips to help parents protect their children’s health:
With proper management, children with asthma can exercise normally, sleep well at night, attend school and avoid the emergency room. Parents shouldn’t settle for less, Ferdman said.
The U.S. National Library of Medicine provides more on asthma in children.