Things to do for your child’s Asthma as you prepare for spring

The start of spring weather, and additional pollen, can bring on some seasonal allergies that could flare up your asthma. Some asthmatics are sensitive to this change which can cause sneezing, water eyes or an itchy throat.

Here are some things that can help you this the season to minimize problems:.

Have a  spring cleaning day to get rid of all the dust and dust mites on the furniture.

- If possible purchase a dust mite free pillow case covering and mattress pad.

- Also make sure that the sheets are wash sheets frequently to kill dust mites.

- You also want to make sure that you vacuum as often as possible at least weekly

- Frequently, and change air conditioning filters.

- Also be prepared to start using your allergy medications and also have your quick-reliever medication, ( Albuterol. Pro-Air, Xopenex on hand as a precaution.

- In the morning pollen counts are known to be high and windy days. Spring time can be tough for asthma patients with allergies, but if you follow these simple rules spring should be a breeze for you. If you should have any problems please contact your physician or allergist.

 

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