House dust mites (HDM) are microscopic insects feed which feed on sloughed human skin. Optimal HDM growth occurs at a relative humidity of more than 50 % and a temperature between 65°F-75°F. 348 more words
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The reason some children suffer asthma and not others isn’t 100% clear but its partly genetics. Of course this shouldn’t cramp your child’s playtime! Speak to your doctor about safe and effective medications tailored just to your child’s needs and remember to write up an asthma action plan-a simple step by step guide to walk you through times of emergency-just as you has an evacuation plan, this is a plan for your child. 517 more words
Asthma is a common inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs, which varies largely in its severity and duration from person to person.
When exposed to certain asthma triggers (such as cold air, exercise, pollen and viruses), the sensitive airways of asthmatic individuals react. 647 more words