Allergy and Asthma Resources

Check out some tips and resources about managing your allergies and asthma. 

How to Videos

Your Child's Dust Mite Allergy

Dust mites are microscopic insects that live in our pillows mattresses and box-spring. To limit your exposure to dust mites, follow all these tips.

Your Child's Pollen Allergy

Pollens are fine, powdery grains released from plants to help fertilize other plants. Each type of plant makes its own pollen.

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How to Use An EpiPen

Knowing how to use an EpiPen is important. Doctors are seeing more and more children with allergies, especially food allergies. EpiPens deliver medicine quickly and effectively. No child has ever had serious problems from a standard dose of epinephrine when using an EpiPen.

How to Use a Dry Powder Inhaler

A dry powdered inhaler (DPI) is an asthma treatment option for older kids and teens. Using a dry powdered inhaler allows medicine to get deep into the lungs.

How to Use an Inhaler with a Spacer and Mouthpiece

Learning how to properly use an inhaler with a spacer and mouthpiece for asthma ensures the medicine gets deposited into the lungs. 

How to Use an Inhaler with a Spacer and Mask

Using an inhaler with a spacer and a mask is an asthma treatment option for smaller children and babies.

Using a Nasal Spray for your Child

A lot of people use nasal sprays, but a lot of people use nasal sprays incorrectly. Just follow these simple steps and we’ll have you feeling better, faster.

How to Use a Twisthaler

Learning how to properly use a twisthaler is important to assure asthma medicine is inhaled into the airways.

How to Use a Nebulizer

A nebulizer is a machine used to deliver asthma medicine deep inside the lungs.

Asthma Myths

When You Need to Use a Controller Medicine

A common misconception about controller medicine for asthma is that it should only be taken when having trouble breathing.

Use of Steriods as a Treatment Option and its Side Effects

Many parents have concerns about the side effects of steroids prescribed to treat asthma.

When You Should Use Your Spacer with Inhaler

It is important for everyone to use a spacer each time they use their inhaler. A spacer is an attachment that fits onto the end of your inhaler.

What Are The Symptoms of Asthma

Symptoms from asthma occur when the muscles surrounding the breathing tubes squeeze and tighten, which makes it very difficult to get air inside the lungs and body.