Health Tip: Recognizing Asthma in Children
(HealthDay News) -- Asthma can develop in children of any age, but symptoms typically begin by age 5, the Cleveland Clinic says.
The clinic says parents should watch for:
Frequent coughing spells that occur during playtime, laughing or at night.
Lack of energy during playtime.
Breathing rapidly, shortness of breath or wheezing.
Discomfort or pain in the chest.
A perceived tightness of the neck or chest muscles.
Feeling tired often.