What is asthma?WWhat is asthma?What is asthma?EnglishRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)LungsRespiratory systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPC;Bonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAE;Jennifer Leaist, RN, BScN;Rishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MN;Gurjit Sangha, RN, MN;James Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh6.0000000000000070.0000000000000280.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Asthma is the most common chronic condition in children. Learn about what happens during an asthma attack and how bronchiole constriction affects breathing.</p><p>Asthma is a chronic lung condition. When properly managed, children with asthma can live perfectly normal lives.</p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Asthma can be a lifelong condition, but good asthma control can allow your child to live a normal life.</li> <li>Asthma symptoms are different in different children.</li> <li>In certain conditions, a child with asthma's airways become narrower, making it harder to breathe.</li></ul>
AsmaAAsmaAsthmaPortugueseNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZSharon Dell, MD, BEng, FRCPC Bonnie Fleming-Carroll, RN, MN, APN Colleen Wilkinson, RN, MS70.00000000000007.000000000000002125.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Asma infantil: leia e informe-se melhor sobre o diagnóstico mais frequente da asma, os medicamentos para a asma e seu tratamento em crianças.</p>
ਦਮਾਦਮਾAsthmaPunjabiNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZSharon Dell, MD, BEng, FRCPCBonnie Fleming-Carroll, RN, MN, APNColleen Wilkinson, RN, MS000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>ਸਾਹ ਵਾਲੀਆਂ ਨਾਲੀਆਂ ਦਾ ਤੰਗ ਹੋ ਜਾਣਾ ਦਮਾ ਹੁੰਦਾ ਹੈ ਜਿਸ ਕਾਰਨ ਸਾਹ ਲੈਣ ਵਿੱਚ ਕਠਨਾਈ ਆਉਂਦੀ ਹੈ। ਦਮੇ ਦੇ ਕਾਰਨਾਂ, ਲੱਛਣਾਂ, ਤਸ਼ਖ਼ੀਸ ਅਤੇ ਇਲਾਜ ਬਾਰੇ ਪੜ੍ਹੋ।</p>
AsmaAAsmaAsthmaSpanishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZSharon Dell, MD, BEng, FRCPCBonnie Fleming-Carroll, RN, MN, APNColleen Wilkinson, RN, MS70.00000000000007.000000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Asma infantil es un estrechamiento de las vías respiratorias que provoca dificultad para respirar. Lea acerca de las causas, síntomas y tratamiento del asma.</p>
ஆஸ்துமாஆஸ்துமாAsthmaTamilNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZSharon Dell, MD, BEng, FRCPCBonnie Fleming-Carroll, RN, MN, APNColleen Wilkinson, RN, MS000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>ஆஸ்துமா என்பது சுவாசிப்பதற்கு சிரமப்படும் விளைவினை ஏற்படுத்தும் மூச்சுக்குழாய் குறுகுதலாகும். </p>
Qu’est-ce que l’asthme?QQu’est-ce que l’asthme?What is asthma?FrenchRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)LungsRespiratory systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPCBonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAEJennifer Leaist, RN, BScNRishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MNGurjit Sangha, RN, MNJames Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh6.0000000000000070.0000000000000280.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>L’asthme est la maladie chronique la plus fréquente chez les enfants. Découvrez ce qui se passe au cours d’une crise d’asthme et de quelle façon la constriction des bronchioles affecte la respiration.</p><p>L’asthme est une maladie chronique qui atteint les poumons. Lorsqu’elle est gérée de manière adéquate, les enfants atteints d’asthme peuvent vivre une vie tout à fait normale.</p><h2> À retenir </h2> <ul><li> L’asthme peut perdurer toute la vie, mais un bon contrôle de cette maladie permet à votre enfant de vivre une vie normale.</li> <li>Les symptômes de l’asthme sont différents d’un enfant à l’autre.</li> <li>Dans certaines conditions, les voies respiratoires d’un enfant atteint d’asthme se rétrécissent, rendant la respiration difficile. </li></ul>

 

 

What is asthma?1470.00000000000What is asthma?What is asthma?WEnglishRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)LungsRespiratory systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPC;Bonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAE;Jennifer Leaist, RN, BScN;Rishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MN;Gurjit Sangha, RN, MN;James Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh6.0000000000000070.0000000000000280.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Asthma is the most common chronic condition in children. Learn about what happens during an asthma attack and how bronchiole constriction affects breathing.</p><p>Asthma is a chronic lung condition. When properly managed, children with asthma can live perfectly normal lives.</p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Asthma can be a lifelong condition, but good asthma control can allow your child to live a normal life.</li> <li>Asthma symptoms are different in different children.</li> <li>In certain conditions, a child with asthma's airways become narrower, making it harder to breathe.</li></ul><figure> <span class="asset-image-title">What happens during an asthma attack?</span> <div class="asset-animation"></div> </figure> <p>Asthma is a condition that affects your child's lungs. The most common signs of problems with asthma include:</p><ul><li>feeling short of breath</li><li>tightness in the chest<br></li><li>coughing<br></li><li>wheezing</li></ul><p>These symptoms may be mild, moderate, or severe. Sometimes your child may feel well, and at other times your child may feel worse because of the asthma.</p><p>Asthma may affect your child's lungs for the rest of their life. But with good asthma control, your child can go on to live a perfectly normal life.</p><p>Asthma is the most common chronic (long-term) illness in children. About 10% to 13% of children have asthma.</p><h2>Asthma symptoms are not always the same</h2><p>Asthma symptoms are different in different children, even within the same family.</p><p>Your child may have different asthma symptoms triggered by different things.</p><p>Your child's symptoms may look or feel different from one episode to the next. They may change over time.</p><h2>How asthma affects your child's lungs</h2><p>If your child has asthma, your child's airways (breathing passages) are extra sensitive or "twitchy." When your child is surrounded by certain conditions or triggers, your child's airways become narrower. This makes it hard to breathe.</p> <figure> <span class="asset-image-title">Narrowing of airways in asthma</span> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Asthma_MED_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption>During an asthma attack, the muscles around the airways get tight. The airways become narrow, making it hard to breathe.</figcaption></figure> <p>One or more of the following things can happen to make your child's airways narrow.<br></p><ul><li>The lining of the airways gets thick and swells. This is called inflammation.</li><li>The muscles around the airways squeeze together and get tight. This is called bronchospasm or bronchoconstriction.</li><li>The airways make a lot of thick liquid called mucus.</li></ul><p>All of these reactions make your child's airways narrower. This makes it harder for air to pass in and out of the lungs.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Asthma_MED_ILL_EN.jpgWhat is asthma?False

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