Pulmonologist Measuring Lung Capacity and Force Expiratory Volume to a Boy with Spirometer

Learning About Spirometry

The American Lung Association estimates that over 4.2 million U.S. children have some form of chronic respiratory issue, which asthma being by far the most common. Respiratory illnesses affect your child’s lungs, and their ability to breathe freely. When your…
Little child being sick and holding her hand on forehead

Understanding Pediatric Migraines

The healthcare providers at Alzein Pediatrics understand the intense pain of pediatric migraines. About 8% of kids experience migraine. Before puberty, both boys and girls are similarly affected; after puberty it is predominantly girls who suffer. As many as 2%…
Little child, boy, measuring height against wall in room

How Tall is Tall Enough?

When parents bring babies and toddlers in for checkups here at Alzein Pediatrics, some of the findings they’re most interested in are height and weight, and where those measurements fall “in the percentiles.” Knowing where your child lands on the…
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