WHILE AL­LER­GIES AND ASTHMA

Your Baby & Toddler - - The Dossier -

can’t be cured, their symptoms can cer­tainly be treated in the form of an­ti­in­flam­ma­to­ries and anti-his­tamines. Sim­i­larly, while the trig­gers for your child’s red, itchy and wa­tery eyes, sneezing, runny nose, con­ges­tion and/ or per­sis­tent cough can’t be erad­i­cated en­tirely, there are steps that you can take to ease his dis­com­fort in your home, where many al­ler­gens thrive. In other words, it’s vi­tal that you know what’s set­ting your child’s al­ler­gies off, so that you can do some­thing about it.

Is it the cat? Is it time to move out of your damp house? Could there be a cock­roach in­fes­ta­tion? Is your house rid­dled with house dust mites? Th­ese are just a few of the com­mon trig­gers that could be mak­ing your child mis­er­able. And here’s what you can do about them.

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