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Could you get asthma by eating too much

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: Reflux ("heartburn") is a known consequence of overeating and a known asthma trigger.
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ridiculous Response: I don't care what anyone says, eating too much does not cause asthma. It can cause or worsen reflux. But is does not cause asthma. Reflux is a known c ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
May be: a full stomach may exert pressure on your chest compressing the already tight airways,another mechanism is through acid reflux, but you might not suff ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Asthma & Obesity: Obesity (being overweight) caused by overeating can definitely cause worsening of asthma and put undo stress on lungs. Obesity can cause whats called ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See the doctor: If he is having a problem breathing now, do the treatments on a regular basis, mostly albuterol every 4 to 6 hours. You should call his pediatrician i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Breathing tests: The usual test for asthma is a breathing test called spirometry where a person blows into a machine. The person then takes some puffs of albuterol (a ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
13 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Asthma vs bronchitis: Asthma is a chronic disease - the result of inflammation in the airways of the lungs. It can be worsened by a number of triggers, and the disease is ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably not: It's difficult to take too much vitamin b or c because the body will just eliminate extra in the urine. There are toxic side effects from taking too ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Unknown: Nobody knows the answer. Some have theories. Stay tuned for more research.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Fatigue: If you are in good shape, the fatigue should be unusual. In this situation asthma (or exercise-induced bronchospasm) might very well be the cause. Thi ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Michaelson
28 years experience Pulmonology
If off meds: Asthma can worsen when off meds, if exposed to allergens to which you are allergic, exposure to cold dry air or sometimes exercise, as well as being ... Read More
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