The Asthma Corner


Welcome to the asthma corner. I created this corner specifically because of the importance of asthma. If your child has asthma it is important to know that you are not alone. Up to 10% of children have asthma, most of whom will develop asthma in the first couple years of life.

I know that asthma may be disruptive to your child, especially if he or she has been hospitalized or had multiple visits to the emergency room. But I can also tell you that most children’s asthma can be well-controlled if parents are educated about asthma, recognize what the symptoms are, and know what to do about them.

Here in the Asthma Corner you’ll find answers to the most common questions about childhood asthma – and strategies you can use to greatly help your child lead a full and active life.

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Pediatrician DR.PAUL Roumeliotis is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The information provided above is designed to be an educational aid only. It is not intended to replace the advice and care of your child’s physician, nor is it intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment. If you suspect that your child has a medical condition always consult a physician.