Pediatric Asthma Treatment & Management North Attleboro MA

Sometimes asthma is triggered by substances the child is allergic to, so one of the most important things you can do is figure out what they are and keep your child’s environment as free of them as possible. Read on for more details on treating asthma.

Hesameddin K Karimeddiny, MD
(508) 695-6606
543 Kelley Blvd
North Attleboro, MA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Teheran Univ, Fac Of Med, Teheran, Iran
Graduation Year: 1967

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David Allan Norton, MD
28 Sturdy St
Attleboro, MA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1997

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Francis Jos Curran, MD
8 Wentworth Ln
Attleboro, MA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1955

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Mamoun I Najjar, MD
150 Crossing Dr Apt 303
Cumberland, RI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yarmouk Univ, Fac Med, (Jordan Univ Sci & Tech), Irbid, Jordan
Graduation Year: 1996

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Paul Theodore Greiner
(508) 339-2105
205 Chauncy Street
Mansfield, MA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

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Hesameddin K Karimeddiny
(508) 695-6606
543 Kelley Blvd
North Attleboro, MA
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease

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Raymond David Petit, MD
152 Emory St
Attleboro, MA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1987

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Robert S Crausman, MD
(401) 729-2522
42 Alexander McGregor Rd
Pawtucket, RI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri
Graduation Year: 1988

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Ravi Tandon
(401) 658-2539
175 Nate Whipple Hwy
Cumberland, RI
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease

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John Victor Ladetto, MD
(401) 444-8410
15 Spring House Ln
Cumberland, RI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1995

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Controlling Childhood Asthma

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By Janet Zand, n.d., l.ac.,

Q: What is the most effective natural way to control childhood asthma?

A: Sometimes asthma is triggered by substances the child is allergic to, so one of the most important things you can do is figure out what they are and keep your child’s environment as free of them as possible. Common triggers include pollen, animal dander, dust, feathers, mites, and household chemicals. (For tips on allergy-proofing your home, see the next question.)

Foods can also bring on attacks. Citrus and whole wheat can be a problem, especially when combined with food dyes and sulfite additives. It’s not uncommon for kids with allergies and asthma to have a tendency to get dehydrated, so parents need to make sure they drink lots of fluids.

As far as keeping inflammation in check, essential fatty acids, which are found in evening primrose oil, borage oil, and fish oil, are very effective. You can get all these in supplement form; read the label to figure out the age-appropriate dosage for your child. (If there’s no specific dose information on the label, phone the manufacturer to get it.) With fish oils, make sure to choose a brand that’s certified as “molecularly distilled,” which is less likely to be contaminated with mercury.

Supplementing with magnesium, which dilates the bronchial tubes, can be helpful, too. The downside is that too much magnesium causes a loose stool, so you have to monitor the child carefully. Try giving 100 milligrams three or four times a week for three months. All these natural medicines work best if you rotate them. Try something for a month, see how it affects your child, then try something else.

You might also want to consider your child’s emotional state, since childhood asthma often comes along with emotional trauma. Homeopathic remedies can be helpful with this end of things, but I’d recommend a visit with a homeopath, who can tailor the remedy specifically to the child’s needs.

Another option, which many kids don’t get nearly enough of these days, is regular exercise. Swimming is especially good for kids with allergies and asthma, since the moisture keeps their air passages from drying out, and in time their lungs get stronger. Outdoor pools are best, because the chlorine is better ventilated. (If a child is allergic to chlorine, of course, you’re better off giving swimming a pass.)

Author: Janet Zand

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