Does your child have difficulty breathing?

If your child experiences difficulty breathing, could they be having asthma?  Ni muhimu kumonitor  breathing ya mtoi wako at home to make sure all is well.

Did you know? Today is World Asthma Day that raises awareness about asthma.

What is asthma?

Asthma is a condition that affects the lungs, making it hard to breathe properly.

How can I tell if my child has asthma?

  1. A lot of coughing when they are laughing, crying, playing or at night as they sleep.
  2. Having little energy when playing with friends.
  3. Complaining of tiredness and weakness in the body.
  4. The chest feeling very tight.
  5. A whistling sound wakibreathe in or out that is known as wheezing.
  6. Breathing very fast sometimes - that is not normal.
  7. Not being able to breathe completely or shortness of breath.
  8. Chest moving up and down like a see-saw juu wanastruggle kubreathe.

What should I do if my child has asthma?

Asthma is a serious disease and it cannot be cured. Lakini, inaweza kuwa controlled by keeping your home  clean and free of dust na smoke .

If your child has difficulty breathing, ona daktari as soon as possible ndio upate the right medical assistance .

How do you keep your home clean and hygienic to keep your family healthy? Share with us.

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Comments

Amuna Abdala 2 weeks ago:
By cleaning every thing in tha house
liz 2 weeks ago: uafya Trophy
wiping dust off my house..and still kutry Ku use non smoke meko kwa kupikia
Patra shiko 2 weeks ago: uafya Trophy
I keep my house very clean and dry..I also avoid storing water when uncovered coz am a victim of chest problems and I know how serious it is