HEALTH RESEARCH

Asthma in Children Quiz

By Sinovic, Dianna 
 | 
February 20, 2019

Your Child's Asthma: Quiz

Children are more likely to have asthma than are adults. In fact, asthma is the most common long-term childhood disease, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Find out more about this condition by taking the following quiz.

1. Asthma is a common disease among children and adults in the U.S.
2. Asthma is an emotional or mental illness.
3. Asthma flare-ups may cause breathing problems but aren't dangerous.
4. Asthma flare-ups usually occur suddenly without warning.
5. Many different things can cause an asthma flare-up.
6. Asthma can't be cured, but it can be controlled.
7. Different types of medicine are available to control asthma.
8. People with asthma have no way to tell how well their lungs are working.
9. Asthma only starts in childhood.
10. Tobacco smoke can make an asthma flare-up worse.
11. People with asthma should not exercise.

Updated:  

February 20, 2019

Sources:  

An Overview of Asthma Management, UptoDate., Evaluation of Severe Asthma in Adolescents and Adults, UptoDate.

Reviewed By:  

Deborah Pedersen MD,Marianne Fraser MSN RN,Daphne Pierce-Smith RN MSN CCRC