The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology recently published a list of non-respiratory symptoms that may signal an impending asthma attack in your child.
In a small study, these were the reported non-respiratory symptoms that parents reported prior to an asthma attack in their child.
- tiredness, and
- sleeping problems.
Overall, upper respiratory symptoms as a group were not increased in the days prior to uncontrolled asthma.
One specific upper respiratory symptom that was significantly increased was an itchy throat.