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Article published on Apr 24, 2018

Spring Allergy And Asthma

Every spring, my teenage daughter and I have bad allergies. Both of us have itchy eyes, and get very congested in the nose; we sneeze constantly. We cannot do any jogging or running outside without getting out of breath or have a bad cough. We have tried Benadryl, but it makes us tired, and only... Read More

Article published on Oct 25, 2016

Is Steroid Harmful For Children?

Our four-year-old son is always sick; he gets one cold after another. He has a constant running nose even when he is not sick. When he gets a cold, he gets much worse and coughs for weeks. He has been treated with antibiotics, which didn’t help much. Several weeks ago, he coughed so much that... Read More

Article published on Dec 4, 2001

There Are New Medications For Asthma Prevention

Our twelve-year-old son has asthma since he was an infant. It took us a long time to accept this. Over the years, his condition gradually improved after we made a number of changes to our home, like getting rid of carpets and teddy bears. Our younger daughter is three. Since she was born, we suspected... Read More

Article published on Jun 16, 1999

Children With Severe Asthma Need Prevention Medicine

Our three-year-old son was recently admitted to the hospital again because of a severe attack of asthma. He had a lot of coughing and wheezing in his first year. Our doctor told us that he likely has asthma. We thought he was outgrowing the problem because he had no major attack, although he still needed... Read More

Article published on Nov 4, 1998

Inhaled Steroids And Singulair Can Prevent Asthma

Our daughter is nine years old. She has had bronchitis since she was two. We thought that she didn’t like activities. When she plays with her friends, she always sits down after running for a short time. We recently saw a paediatrician who told us that our daughter has asthma, and the lack of energy... Read More