U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
South Africa
A 39-year-old female asked:

My son has asthma but it has been under control for months. chest tightening started over the last month along with an attack. will a change of diet assist with his condition. if so can you recommend a healthy diet for an asthma kid?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Inhaled steroid : A review of his asthma symptoms and medications is available at Healthtap. An inhaled steroid and medication adjustment is indicated. Avoid common triggers such as pollen,mold,dust and animal dander is advised. A diet rich in antioxidants is recommended.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Aug 29, 2020


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.