The first symptoms of childhood asthma – heavy wheezing, tight chest and shortness of breath – can be frightening, especially in young children. Inflammation and increased sensitivity of the airways are common features of asthma, and can cause these symptoms in children.
In Denver, Colorado, and around the country, National Jewish Health for Kids is the trusted leader in caring for moderate or severe childhood asthma. As the leading respiratory hospital in the nation, our program is designed to meet the rising demand for asthma care. Our pediatric asthma team brings together physicians, nurses, dietitians, physical and occupational therapists and others. These experts work together to create an individualized treatment plan for your child.
Our doctors are researchers, too, so your child will have access to the latest pediatric asthma clinical trials and most effective treatments.
At National Jewish Health for Kids you’ll find:
- Advanced testing not available elsewhere
- Individualized treatment plans that reflect your child’s specific needs
- Rehabilitation services
- The latest in clinical trials
- Nutrition counseling and education.
Learn more about Asthma Treatment Programs.