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Asthma And Horse Riding
Asthma attack occurring while horse riding only rarely, with no warning, is there a way other than pre-treating to prevent them, as I ride every day?
Asthma: It might be the area where you are riding. Pollen, dust and other allergens are typical causes for asthma. Even humidity might trigger it. Please evaluate your triggering factors and try to avoid them. Prevention is the best treatment. Try to change your track and see if it helps. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more
What's the best advice when returning back to horse riding after 7+ months off due to ankle trauma and also now asthmatic. Medication for the asthma is still changing to control it at present time?
Elbow extension: If your elbow is still locked, you need an x-ray. You could try heat and gentle motion with an anti-inflammatory if you don't think it is locked. I would strongly advise an x-ray. ...Read more
Need to get that: elbow medically evaluated to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Is it really possible to break your hymen horseback riding? I only have a tiny amount of blood in my underwear after riding my horse could this be why
Sure: Yes that is possible. You could also just be having an irregular period since you are 16. ...Read more
Fractured L3 transverse process 8 weeks ago.No pain 95% of time but lying down can have 'tweak'.If I start back horse riding now can I do more damage?
No. these heal no---: -MATTER WHAT U DO.TRY IT & IF IT HRTS, WAIT A FEW DAYS & HAVE @ IT AGAIN. EVENTUALLY THE PAIN WILL SUBSIDE. ...Read more
Yes: you might get some different opinions on this, but there is no compelling reason - and certainly no evidence to suggest you can't do it. Of course, whether riding horses is ever completely safe (thinking of falls particularly) is also worth taking into account. ...Read more
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