Asthma is the most common chronic (long-term) illness in children. About 10 to 13 per cent of children have asthma. The most common signs of asthma are wheezing, coughing, and trouble catching your breath.
Asthma may affect your child’s lungs for the rest of his life. But with good asthma control, your child can go on to live a perfectly normal life.
There are some ways that you can help your child feel better:
Your Health-care Team
The Clinics and Departments that may make up the Asthma health-care team at SickKids are: