Understanding Your Child's Asthma
Asthma in Children
Asthma is a long-term (chronic) lung disease that causes your child's airways to become sensitive to certain things (triggers).
Your Child's Asthma
How asthma will affect a child throughout his/her lifetime varies, depending on the child.
Anatomy of the Respiratory System
The respiratory system includes the nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, and lungs.
Asthma: First Doctor Visit for Your Child
You may be wondering what questions the provider will ask or what tests and exams your child will need.
Your Child's Asthma: How Severe Is It?
Asthma levels are classified in "steps," because each child may step up or step down to different levels at any time.