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Can someone grow out of exercise induced asthma?

Can someone grow out of exercise induced asthma?

Possibly: Allergists typically will say that asthma or eia goes into "remission". It may become asymptomatic for a period of time, but we are always wary of a recurrence of symptoms. Many times asthma symptoms improve during the teen years and we see symptoms develop again as an adult. ...Read more

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Could i grow out of exercise-induced asthma?

Could i grow out of exercise-induced asthma?

Tricky question: Many people "outgrow" their childhood asthma. This is really not the case but it can remain dormant lifelong. Exercise induced asthma may be caused by outdoor pollution or allergens (pollen, etc) , cold air (skiing) or swimming (chlorine). Minimizing your "trigger(s)' may allow you to "outgrow" you type of asthma. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could one grow out of exercise-induced asthma?

Could one grow out of exercise-induced asthma?

Not really: In general, "true" asthma is never really outgrown. It can become much milder over time, and sometimes appear to be outgrown. ...Read more

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Do I have the symptoms of exercise-induced asthma if sob?

Do I have the symptoms of exercise-induced asthma if sob?

Possibly...: If your shortness of breath is only with exercise, it may be due to exercise-induced asthma. However, there are many other causes of shortness of breath occurring either with exercise or even at rest. Since shortness of breath can be life-threatening, it is imperative that you have this evaluated by your doctor asap. If your shortness of breath is worsening, go to the er. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of exercise-induced asthma in kids?

What are the symptoms of exercise-induced asthma in kids?

Cough and wheeze: Eib (exercise-induced bronchospasm) can occur with asthma or without asthma symptoms without exercise. Typically, children may cough, not necessarily wheeze, during aerobic exercise and/or a few minutes after such exercise or just running around the house. If symptoms occur during exercise, it is more likely to be asthma. If only afterwards, "pure" eib. Easy fatigue with exercise may occur too. ...Read more

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Symptoms of exercise induced asthma are like being out of shape?

Symptoms of exercise induced asthma are like being out of shape?

Sometimes...: Sometimes, the shortness of breath with exercise can be similar with deconditioning as well as asthma. However, with pulmonary function testing, your doctor can often distinguish the two. If not, see a pulmonologist since there is more advanced testing available that can definitely tell the difference. ...Read more

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What is meant by exercise induced asthma?

What is meant by exercise induced asthma?

Let explain to you: Like it sounds, exercise-induced asthma is asthma that is triggered by vigorous or prolonged exercise or physical exertion. Most people with chronic asthma experience symptoms of asthma during exercise. However, there are many people without chronic asthma who develop symptoms only during exercise. ...Read more

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How to work out with exercise induced asthma?

How to work out with exercise induced asthma?

Modify as needed: Use albuterol or Levalbuterol inhaler or singulair (montelukast) before exercise. If your asthma gets worse with low humidity, temperature extremes, or outdoor allergens, limit exposure to these. Breathe in through your nose instead of your mouth. You can try any exercise, but if aerobic activities cause symptoms too much, weightlifting and swimming are excellent alternatives. Most important, know your limits. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as exercise induced asthma?

Yes: Some people only have bronchoconstriction during exercise. It is thought that a primary factor is dry air entering the lungs, particularly through the mouth, causing bronchoconstriciton. Symptoms are excess shortness of breath or cough with exercise. Provocative testing may be necessary for diagnosis. There are several successful ways to treat. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have exercise-induced asthma?

How do I know if I have exercise-induced asthma?

Exercise Asthma: With exercise induced asthma, you will typically develop coughing, wheezing and tightness in the chest with exercise. It can be confirmed by a specialized pulmonary function test called exercise test. ...Read more

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How can I keep exercise induced asthma under control?

How can I keep exercise induced asthma under control?

Meds: Many patients with exercise induced asthma can head off symptoms by using their rescue inhaler (as directed) before the activities that set off asthma. Many patients with more severe symptoms or with frequent need for rescue meds also need controller meds. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about exercise-induced asthma?

Asthma with exercise: Nearly all people with asthma would developed asthma with long and strenuous exertion . This is called exercise -induced asthma and can often be prevented by using a bronchodilator before hand. Many elite athletes may also have similar symptoms after prolonged and strenuous exertion but have no breathing problem otherwise. In the latter it is called exercise-induced bronchospasm. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to have exercise induced asthma?

Is it possible for me to have exercise induced asthma?

Yes: The signs of exercise induced asthma are wheezing with exercise, excessive shortness of breath with exercise, and cough during or after exercise. Exercise induced asthma is more common in people with baseline asthma, a family history of asthma, and respiratory allergies to environmental triggers. Effective treatments are available. ...Read more

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Horrible-- I was diagnosed with exercise induced asthma?

Horrible-- I was diagnosed with exercise induced asthma?

?: Exercise asthma diagnosis simply means that you are reactive to exercise but is doesn't mean you have to quit exercising. Talk to you doctor about how you can treat this and exercise at the same time. ...Read more

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What can I do if I think it have exercise-induced asthma?

What can I do if I think it have exercise-induced asthma?

See doctor...: Exercise-induced asthma can be controlled by using a bronchodilator inhaler before exercise and having it available if needed when exercise is stopped. See your doctor so this can be diagnosed and treatment initiated. ...Read more

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Must I exercise outside if I have exercise-induced asthma?

See below: No. You can certainly exercise in a gym or at home with equipment. However, the exercise inside may trigger your symptoms as well. ...Read more

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I need help! How do I know if I have exercise-induced asthma?

I need help! How do I know if I have exercise-induced asthma?

Symptoms: If you feel like you are more short of breath than normal for amount of exercise, feel like you can't catch your breath or getting air in or out with exercise, wheezing and chest tightness with exercise, you may have exercise induced asthma or bronchospasm. Recommend you see your doctor for this. There are tests that can be done to determine if you have it. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more