Is your baby coughing, wheezing, and having difficulty breathing? He or she could be one of the five million kids in the U.S. who have asthma. Use these tips to determine if your baby has asthma and find out ways to prevent and treat asthma concerns.
Did you know it’s possible for individuals to outgrow asthma, and for non-affected children to develop asthma as an adult? According to the CDC, asthma affects more than 25 million people in the United States and the prevalence of asthma has been increasing since the early 1980s. As of 2020, about 1 in 13 people have asthma — meaning it affects about 8% of the total population.