Impact of Asthma
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By ensuring proper medication administration and ensuring preventative measures be taken to minimize episodes of asthma attacks children are better equipped to learn and take part in normal day-to-day activities.

  • Children with asthma miss about 10 days of school and experience about 20 days of restricted activity per year.
  • In school:
    • Increased absenteeism
    • Decreased alertness
    • Reduced performance
  • In personal life:
    • Separation from socially active events
    • Weight gain
    • Lack of sleep
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Stress




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