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Childhood Asthma: What Is It?
Asthma is a condition that affects children when their breathing tubes get very, very tight. Their airway swells and creates mucus, making it hard to breathe.
Childhood Asthma: What Can I do About It?
Childhood asthma is the most common chronic condition in children. Asthma in children causes chronic inflammation of the airways. That means the airways are always inflamed, even when kids aren’t having any symptoms. Many things can cause an asthma attack or flare-up, but there are things you can do to control asthma and prevent flare-ups.
Spirometry Training for Asthma
Using a spirometer to test lung function is one of the best ways to diagnose asthma. The American Lung Association provides spirometry training for health care providers.