(HealthDay News) -- Asthma in children can have many different physical and behavioral symptoms. Paying close attention to your child can help you spot the early warning signs of asthma. Here's a list of common symptoms, courtesy of the American Lung Association: - Coughing that is not related to an illness, especially at night. - Frequently clearing of the throat. - Irregular breathing. - Wheezing, even slightly. - Labored or very loud breathing. In some children who are having an asthma attack, the notch just above the Adam's apple sinks in as they breathe. - Unusual paleness or sweating.