Health Tip: Recognizing Asthma in Children09/08/11
(HealthDay News) -- Asthma can develop in children of any age,
but symptoms typically begin by age 5, the Cleveland Clinic
The clinic says parents should watch for:
- Frequent coughing spells that occur during playtime, laughing
or at night.
- Lack of energy during playtime.
- Breathing rapidly, shortness of breath or wheezing.
- Discomfort or pain in the chest.
- A perceived tightness of the neck or chest muscles.
- Feeling tired often.
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