Asthma and Its Growing Impact on Children and Women
Will My Child Outgrow His Or Her Asthma?
Asthma is on the rise in both pre-school and school-age children, causing almost 3 million physician visits and 200,000 hospitalizations per year. In 50-80% of children, asthma starts before the age of 5. When a physician tells parents that their child has asthma, one of the first questions the parents ask is "Will my child outgrow asthma?" The answer is a resounding, "Maybe, maybe not." Continue reading