It is not uncommon for some children to have both food allergies and asthma, and mine is one of them.
Although I don’t feel exactly comfortable with either diagnosis, asthma scares me because it feels more out of my control. By that I mean, there are so many outside influences working against our kids that parents could never control (think cold viruses and mold and pollen counts). This makes the disease seem unpredictable at times, but that may actually be a common misconception.
Allergic Living Magazine’s fall issue is full of wonderful life-saving information about pediatric asthma. My son has had asthma for more than six years and to this day, I still feel like a novice when it comes to recognizing the warning signs because they manifest themselves in so many different ways. There is new information coming out every day regarding the warning signs and treatment of asthma.
If your child has asthma, please stop what you’re doing and head over to Allergic Living’s site to educate yourself! I’m including the links below.