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Understanding Your Child's Asthma

  1. All About Asthma in Children

    What causes asthma? It may be partially inherited, but many other environmental, infectious, and chemical factors are involved.

  2. Anatomy of the Respiratory System

    The respiratory system includes the nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, and lungs.

  3. Asthma and Children

    How asthma will affect a child throughout his/her lifetime varies, depending on the child.

  4. Asthma: First Doctor Visit for Your Child

    You may be wondering what questions the provider will ask or what tests and exams your child will need.

  5. Levels of Asthma

    Asthma levels are classified in "steps," because each child may step up or step down to different levels at any time.