Glossary On Child Health—Asthma

Childhood asthma is a chronic ailment seen in children that affects the airways, and is usually characterized by wheezing, chest tightness, coughing, and breathing problem, particularly at the time of early morning or during night. It is a major problem among children as it is responsible for increased number of healthcare visits, hospitalization and absenteeism in school.

Globally, rise in prevalence of asthma in children in mid-1990s to the mid-2000s has been reported from 11.1% to 11.6% in children aged 6 – 7 years and from 13.2% to 13.7% among children aged 13 – 14 years. A total of 1.1 million children in the United Kingdom (UK) are known to suffer from asthma.

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Asthma - Overview

Taking the breath away… literally!

Asthma makes breathing difficult for more than 300 million people worldwide according to the WHO. It affects people living in the developing as well as developed countries and affects all age groups. It is the most common chronic disease in children and even with all the advances in treatment, the prevalence has only risen in the past few years.

Asthma is primarily a chronic disease (a respiratory allergy) that presents as recurrent attacks of breathlessness and wheezing. There is a vast variation in the frequency and severity of symptoms of asthma from person to person. This is where the individualized treatment with Homeopathy can give significant relief to patients of asthma and help them lead an easy life.

At Dr. Batras, we have the experience of successfully treating patients with asthma (breathlessness, respiratory allergy, wheeze) for more than 35 years. Our individualized asthma treatment has helped more than 10,000 patients overcome their disability and lead a normal life. Welcome to gentle, safe and effective treatment of asthma with Homeopathy!

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