Asthma-Child Prevention

Is it possible to prevent Asthma-Child? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods in the condition center at ThirdAge.com.

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How to Prevent Asthma-Child


There are no known ways to prevent your child from developing asthma. However you can help your child reduce his or her chance of triggering an asthma attack, by taking the following steps:

  • Know what your child is allergic to and avoid known triggers.
  • Use hot water to wash linens.
  • Use hypoallergenic pillows and mattress covers.
  • Avoid foods that your child is allergic to.
  • Avoid exposure to tobacco smoke.
  • If your child is older than six months old, have her get a yearly seasonal flu shot. Also get the pandemic H1N1 flu vaccine once it is available.



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Learn what Asthma-Child is
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Asthma-Child Causes
Causes
What causes Asthma-Child? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Asthma-Child Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Asthma-Child? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Asthma-Child Diagnosis
Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Asthma-Child Symptoms
Symptoms
What are the Asthma-Child symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Asthma-Child Complications
Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Asthma-Child
Screening
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Asthma-Child.
Asthma-Child Medications
Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Asthma-Child Prevention
Prevention
How can you prevent Asthma-Child? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Asthma-Child Treatment
Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Asthma-Child treatment options are available?
Asthma-Child Care
Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
Asthma-Child Doctors
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