Asthma in children may also be called as reactive airways disease by pediatricians. It is a chronic illness recorded in children which can begin at any age. No definite reason is found for cause of asthma in children. The children with nasal allergies, family history of asthma, low birth weight, exposure to tobacco or smoke are some factors that increase the risk of asthma.
Some of the symptoms of Asthma in children:
Shortness of breath
Low energy when playing
Tightened neck and chest muscles
Weakness or tiredness
When should you consult a doctor?
Consult a doctor if you see signs breathing problems in children. The doctor diagnoses the condition to evaluate the problem.