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My child is suffering from Asthma. What precautions should I take?

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Asked by great, 14 May '10 09:53 am
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No one should be allowed to smoke in the child's bedroom and no member of the family should smoke in the house, as the tobacco smoke in the atmosphere can harm the asthmatic children. Emotional upsets at home should be avoided as they make the asthmatic child worse. And above all, the parents should always remain cool and calm when their children get attacks of asthma. Foods which tend to produce phlegm such as rice, sugar, lentils and curd and also fried and other difficult-to-digest foods should be restricted. The diet of child patient should contain a limited quantity of carbohydrates, fats and proteins which are acid forming foods, and a liberal quantity of alkaline foods consisting of fresh fruits and green vegetables.
Answered by sumati gayki, 14 May '10 10:11 am

 
  
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Two ways to cure , one live in such a environment ( where atm temp and humidity are in line with your requirement. ),which will keep you trouble free, or try keep enviorment clean ,or dust free, increase your resistance to fight with asthama.with some homeopathic medicin.or yoga .with ristriction on diet.
Answered by vilas manohar deshpande, 15 May '10 10:52 am

 
  
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Allergy and asthma symptoms sparked by triggers in the classroom can interfere with participation in sports, school trips, physical education, and play activities. Asthma and allergies can also interfere with a child's energy level, concentration, attention, peer relations, physical activities, and cognitive functioning.

"If [a parent or the] child's teacher notices [the] child is having difficulty concentrating in school or isn't able to participate in physical activities, it may be a sign of improper treatment," Zacharisen said. "Children with well-controlled allergies and asthma can fully participate in all school activities. Just because a child has asthma or allergies doesn't mean they have to suffer with them."

Students with asthma frequently have a sudden onset of symptoms from a variety of causes. In most cases, these asthma episodes can be prevented or treated by inhaled medications. For students to be able to function normally at school, it is critical that prescribed m ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 11 May '11 07:11 pm

 
  
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Exercise is a great idea for everyone, including kids with exercise-induced asthma. Try to encourage your child to be active, while also keeping his or her asthma under control by following the doctor's instructions.

In addition to keeping your child fit and keeping his or her weight healthy, exercise can improve lung function by strengthening the breathing muscles in the chest. Ask your child's doctor about exercise and what kinds of precautions your child should take.

Of course, there are some sports that are less likely to cause problems for children with exercise-induced asthma:

* walking
* jogging
* hiking
* golf ...more
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 14 May '10 03:36 pm

 
  
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Consult a better doctor - Which rediff member will give you a genuine answer without inspecting ur child ?
Answered by southindian, 14 May '10 09:54 am

 
  
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