Essay Childhood Asthma

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Childhood Asthma
Tan Huynh
Delaware Technical Community College

I. Topic
Thesis: People will know more information about asthma, cause of it and treatments for your child.
II. Body A. What is asthma? 1. Define asthma 2. Asthma is an issue in the US 3. Limited activities 4. Symptoms of asthma B. Cause of asthma heredity, allergy, viruses, and environment 1. Heredity 2. Allergy 3. Viruses 4. Environment 5. Nervous system C. Treatments 1. Quick-relief medications 2. Long-term control medications 3. Tracking asthma
III. Conclusion

Childhood Asthma
The powerful of development made in medicine in the 20th and 21st century even though there are still many terrifying
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Let’s the doctor know about it (Palfrey, J. 2011 [Video File]). An asthma attack makes patient cough at night or after exercise or contact with cold air. It is called chronic cough, it is a sign of asthma (Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American, 2005, p. 3). Shortness of breath can be a sign of asthma. In a running or jumping exercise all children run out of breath, but they will recover quickly. If the child doesn’t, you have to let the doctor knows about it. Hurting chest is a sign of asthma. Parents should ask the child where they feel hurt and uncomfortable in the chest. Then, reporting to the doctor to know what happens to the child (Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American, 2005, p.3).
Nobody can sure that how people get asthma. Doctor thinks that people get asthma from many ways such as heredity, allergy, viruses, and environment. The first cases of asthma are heredity. Asthma can pass from this generation to another generation. If a family has asthma, the child may get the illness. Moreover, the risk of asthma is more when a child’s mother has asthma (Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American, 2000, p. 2). According to Wellcome Trust, a gene called PHF 11 was discovered on chromosome 13 in 2003. This gene appears to regulate the blood B cells that produce Immunoglobulin F, the allergic antibody. Although new treatments take years to develop, the gene provides target for drugs that could turn off Immunoglobulin E and prevent allergic disease