Category Childhood illnesses

The most common diseases in babies and children during the summer
Childhood illnesses

The most common diseases in babies and children during the summer

Summer comes, and the weather turns hot. We immediately associate it with sunscreen, glasses, shorts, umbrella ... Summer is extremely charming because it is enjoyed with the family, especially outdoors, but since not everything is pink, there is also something that we know is a bit difficult to avoid: the most common diseases in babies and children during the summer, and all because of the change in the weather

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Childhood illnesses

How to identify an asthmatic attack in children

Asthma can occur in two ways: episodically or continuously for several days or weeks, without altering daily activity or with minimal alteration of it or in the form of & 39; crisis & 39;, that is, in a acute, which implies a shorter duration in time, but probably with greater severity of asthma symptoms.
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Treatment and control of asthma in children

What is the asthma treatment for children? Is there an effective home treatment to control asthma in children? Can we control the asthmatic attacks of the little ones? What can we do when our patient has an asthma attack? In this video on our site, the pulmonologist Olga Cortés, pediatrician for the Spanish Association of Pediatrics, shows us how to avoid triggers and teaches us how to use rescue drugs in moments of asthmatic crisis.
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Childhood illnesses

What is childhood asthma

Asthma is a common childhood disease, recognized by shortness of breath with prolonged, wheezing. It currently affects more than 150 million people worldwide.Bronchial asthma is defined as a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways, characterized by a variable and reversible bronchial obstruction that presents difficulty in breathing.
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What allergens can cause childhood asthma

What are the allergens that have a greater incidence when it comes to causing childhood asthma? Some substances that cause allergies in children can trigger asthma in children.In this video, Dr. Olga Cortés, pediatrician of the AEP (Spanish Association of Pediatrics), teaches us to identify them to prevent them from sensitizing or affecting the respiratory system of our children.
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Childhood asthma: treatment in children

Vaccines can be a treatment capable of reducing the allergic child's response to the allergen and thus controlling asthma. Immunotherapy can change the natural course of allergic disease and consists of the administration of increasing amounts of allergen to a child sensitized with it, to decrease the allergic response, improve symptoms and reduce the use of symptomatic medication.
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Childhood illnesses

Allergies and Asthma in Children

Asthma is one of the respiratory problems that most affect children. The asthmatic crisis can be triggered and produced basically by an allergen, although some experts reveal that it can also be related to emotional states. The truth is that there are some symptoms that can alert parents to possible asthma in their child.
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