Causes and Prevention of asthma in children


The causes of childhood asthma are not yet fully understood. Among the factors believed to contribute to infection are the following:

  • Genetic propensity to develop allergies
  • Parents have asthma
  • Some types of airway infection at a young age
  • Exposure to environmental factors such as cigarette smoking or other forms of air pollution
  • Increased immune system sensitivity causes swelling of the lungs and airways and mucus production when exposed to specific irritants.
  • The reaction to the catalyst may be delayed, making it more challenging to identify the motivation.


Triggers vary from child to child and may include:

  • Viral infections such as colds
  • Exposure to air pollutants such as tobacco smoking
  • Allergy to dust mites, pet dander, pollen, or mold
  • Physical activities
  • Weather changes or cold air
  • Symptoms of bronchial asthma sometimes occur without apparent triggers.

Causes of asthma in children :

Conscious planning and avoiding asthma triggers are the two best ways to prevent asthma attacks :

  • Reduce exposure to asthma triggers. Help your child avoid allergens and irritants that trigger asthma symptoms.
  • Do not allow smoking next to your child. Exposure to tobacco smoke at a young age is a vital risk factor for childhood asthma and a common trigger for asthma attacks.
  • Encourage your child to be active .If your child’s asthma is in reasonable control, regular physical activity can help the lungs work more effectively.
  • Visit the doctor when necessary. Check your child regularly.  Don’t ignore signs that your child’s asthma may not be under control, such as needing to use an inhaler for quick rest too much.
  • The state of asthma changes over time. Consulting your child’s doctor can help you make the necessary treatment adjustments to keep symptoms under control.
  • Help your child maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight can worsen asthma symptoms and put your child at risk of other health problems.
  • Control heartburnAcid reflux or severe heartburn (gastroesophageal reflux disease) may worsen your child’s asthma symptoms. Your child may need over-the-counter or prescription medications to control acid reflux.