With the school year in full swing and the winter season up ahead, it’s more important than ever to know how to stay on top of your child’s asthma care and management.
There are many ways you can partner with your child’s school nurse to ensure that your child is healthy and ready to learn.
Asthma is a leading cause of school absenteeism, accounting for 30% of all missed school days or about 14 million absences each school year.
During the winter, getting enough exercise is one of the first areas we overlook, but it’s critically important for strengthening growing hearts and lungs and preventing obesity.
During the summer, higher levels of air pollution, sudden weather shifts and even thunderstorms can trigger asthma symptoms.