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Asthmatic Infanthood – How To Make A Difference? – Part III

Asthmatic Infanthood – How To Make A Difference? – Part III

Modifying Physical Activity For Matching Present Asthma Status Physical activities that have greater intensity and continual extended spans of sprinting, basketball and soccer – tend to elicit asthma symptoms or attacks. Though, Olympic medal winners having significant asthma conditions are shining examples that such activities could be carried out when the asthma symptoms are properly managed. Actions to be taken into consideration Including ample warming up and cooling down sessions that aid in averting or assuaging occurrences of exercise-provoked asthma. Checking with the student’s asthma management plan, parent or the guardian or the health care provider regarding the kind and the length of any restrictions. Assessing the student and school resources in order to verify in what manner  [...]

Asthmatic Infanthood – How To Make A Difference? – Part II

Asthmatic Infanthood – How To Make A Difference? – Part II

Averting and Controlling Asthma Triggers Identifying and eliminating all possible asthma triggers. For instance, keeping away from furry or feathery pets. Using wooden, tile or vinyl flooring rather than using carpets. Scheduling repairs or pest control that might include the use of strong-natured irritants and smells for time periods when the child is not present in the vicinity and that the place could be well aerated. Adjusting exercise schedules in children whose asthmatic condition deteriorates due to pollen or nippy air. A noontime or an enclosed physical activity session might facilitate greater active involvement among such children. Assisting children in adhering to their asthma management plans that are charted out by the parent, guardian and the health care provider. All educational  [...]

Asthmatic Infanthood – How To Make A Difference? – Part I

Asthmatic Infanthood – How To Make A Difference? – Part I

Asthma is an unremitting lung condition with chronic inflammation occurring in the airway leading to recurrent severe attacks of breathing distress like cough, succinctness or feeling out of breath and chest constriction. Such symptoms surface due to inflammation making the air passages to overly react to a host of stimuli like physical activity, upper respiratory tract infections, certain types of allergens, and stimulants. Being exposed to these kinds of stimuli mostly known as triggers leads to additional swelling and blocking of the airways due to which mild, moderate or even life-menacing episodes of asthma transpire. In majority of children with inadequately controlled asthma, any form of strenuous or vigorous exercising could elicit the symptoms. While some children start becoming symptomatic  [...]