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About 7 million children in the U.S. have asthma; 4.1 million of whom had an asthma attack in the last year. It is the most common chronic condition in children and while it can be controlled, there is no cure. Hear about childhood asthma from experts and real kids living with the disease, then dig deeper with other videos in the Be Smart. Be Well.'s Childhood Asthma playlist.
by Be Smart. Be Well. 1,168 views
Learn the triggers for asthma and how to avoid them and hear from mothers who worked with health professionals to help their kids adjust to living with the disease. Children with asthma tell their stories and explain how they maintain an active lifestyle.
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"I had to make a change not just in Trinity's life, but in my own life, in order to keep Trinity well." Trinity's mom worked closely with a health educator to understand the triggers and treatment for her daughter's asthma attacks. They've come far, and Trinity is doing great.
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"I would tell kids that just found out about their asthma that, it's nothing to be afraid of. Look at me; I play three sports, and I have asthma." Tim's asthma hasn't left him on the sidelines. He plays hockey, soccer and lacrosse and has learned how to manage his asthma himself.
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"That's what basically asthma is, you can't breathe! To survive you need to breathe, you know!" Tiffany tells of multiple hospitalizations because of her asthma before finding the effective medical care that has let her live with asthma and work towards a guaranteed spot in the 2012 Olympic Games as a boxer.