Pediatric Asthma Treatment & Management White Hall AR

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.

Dr.Ali Al-Nashif
(870) 879-3007
3801 Camden Rd # 22
Pine Bluff, AR
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M
Speciality
Pulmonologist
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Hospital: Jrmc
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Ali Al-Nashif
(870) 879-3007
3801 Camden Road
Pine Bluff, AR
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Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists)

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Noormahal Kabani, MD
(870) 534-7585
1609 W 40th Ave Ste 207
Pine Bluff, AR
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Fatima Jinnah Med Coll For Women, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1977

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James Phillips
(501) 686-8000
4301 W Markham St # 783
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease

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Kimberley Russell Agee, MD
(804) 398-5202
1 Mercy Ln Ste 401
Hot Springs, AR
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1985

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Dr.Clyde Campbell
1706 West 42nd Avenue
Pine Bluff, AR
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M
Speciality
Pulmonologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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James Clyde Campbell
(870) 536-8507
1710 W 42nd Ave
Pine Bluff, AR
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease

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Christopher Leigh John, MD
(501) 407-0200
11321 Interstate 30 Ste 205
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wales Coll Of Med, Cardiff, Wales (946-01 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Med Ctr, Little Rock, Ar
Group Practice: Southwest Plumonary Assoc

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Anthony Robert Giglia Jr, MD
(501) 661-9393
5800 W 10th St Ste 610
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1973

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Ariel Berlinski
(501) 364-1100
800 Marshall St # 653
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease, Pediatric Pulmonology

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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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