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What can be used to reduce the symptoms of asthma and help reduce weigh?

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Dr. Arnold Perman answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Exercise and a healthy well balanced diet is the best means of losing weight and preventing disease.

Answered Aug 15, 2012



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Dr. Sue Ferranti answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Asthma treatment typically consists of bronchodilator and steroid inhalers. Other meds are used if symptoms persist despite this therapy. Weight loss strategies typically center around diet and exercise. See your doctor for diagnosis and continued treatment, especially for persistent asthma symptoms. If you smoke, smoking cessation is needed to decrease airway inflammation.

Answered May 4, 2013



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