Ready for Anything: Resources for Parents of Children Living with Asthma

Ready for Anything: Resources for Parents of Children Living with Asthma

There is a lot to know about asthma and there’s still a lot that to be discovered. But it is good to know that you can be a part of the asthma community online and learn together with your child. There are a ton of great resources available to help you and your child manage their condition and work with caregivers and schools to ensure your child is safe. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Asthma Control Program helps Americans with asthma achieve better health and improved quality of life. Visit the CDC   website to learn more. 

  • Follow @CDCasthma on Twitter  to learn more about helping people with asthma live healthier lives by gaining control over their asthma. 
  • View video instructions on How to Use an Asthma Inhaler   as a good refresher course between doctor’s visits. 
  • Find out if diet, exercise, sleep and stress may be affecting your child’s asthma. 

Other resources you can explore: 

The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis   site explains how food allergies can trigger asthma symptoms. 

Learn about clinical trials you can take part in from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute  . There is help out there. And we’re here to share resources with you to give you the information you need.

To learn more about Asthma and the Taking on Asthma initiative, visit our website!

Sources: American Lung Association; The Center for Disease Control and Prevention; Food Allergy and AnaphylaxisNational Heart, Lung and Blood Institute 

Originally published: June 16, 2015

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