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  • Tips for managing your child's asthma during exercise

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    Tips for managing your child's asthma during exercise

    Whether playing sports or playing a game of tag outside, daily physical activity helps keep children healthy and happy. In children with asthma, however, exercise can make breathing more difficult and possibly trigger an asthma attack.




  • Managing your child's asthma in the winter

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    Managing your child's asthma in the winter

    Have you ever wondered why cold weather can trigger asthma? It is because cold air causes the muscles that surround the airways to contract, making the airways narrow. For kids with asthma, that constriction can make breathing more difficult and make asthma attacks more likely. In addition, other health conditions like the flu and respiratory infections are more common during colder months, and those illnesses can make asthma symptoms worse.


  • Asthma Educational Resources

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    Asthma Educational Resources

    The Asthma Management Program at Children’s Health℠ Children's Medical Center is an outpatient educational program that focuses on asthma education and self-management skills. With that goal in mind, our pediatric asthma experts have put together the following list of educational resources for patients and their families:

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