Dangerous medicine: Common practice of increasing steroid dose for children with asthma not only doesn’t prevent flare-ups, it may retard their growth

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(Natural News) Temporarily increasing the dose of inhaled steroids as asthma symptoms worsen won’t effectively prevent serious flare-ups, according to a study. This can even be linked to growth retardation, which doesn’t bode well for a common medical practice concerning younger patients with mild-to-moderate asthma. While common, asthma flare-ups in children are often expensive to…

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