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Could allergies and exercise induce asthma?

Could allergies and exercise induce asthma?

Yes: Allergies and exercise are 2 of the most common triggers for exacerbation of asthma symptoms. If your asthma is not well controlled and you have allergies, treatment of the allergies is an important part of asthma therapy. If exercise is making your breathing worse it doesn't mean you can't do it. It suggests that your asthma is not well controlled and this should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Is it possible that having exercise induced asthma helps burn more calories during exercise?

Is it possible that having exercise induced asthma helps burn more calories during exercise?

Probably not: Your exercise regimen should not be strenuous that every session causes an attack. You may want to discuss this with your physician and make as asthma action plan. If you go to a gym, discuss it with the people there as well. The bottom line is dont give up exercising but dont put your health in jeopardy either. ...Read more

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Could exercise prevent asthma?

Could exercise prevent asthma?

No: Exercise improves exercise tolerance, but does nothing to help asthma. That being said, it does not worsen it either. ...Read more

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Feel short of breath during swim practice. Could I have exercise induced asthma?

Feel short of breath during swim practice. Could I have exercise induced asthma?

Certainly: You might also be out of shape. Another possibility is your heart. Your primary care physician is a great first stop to figure out the cause of your complaint. See your doctor very soon. ...Read more

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Anyone taken cromolyn for exercise induced asthma?

Therapy...: Cromolyn sodium inhaler can be used to treat exercise-induced asthma. Follow your doctor's instructions to use this inhaler effectively, . ...Read more

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How can I keep exercise induced asthma under control?

How can I keep exercise induced asthma under control?

See below: Take a couple of puffs of albuterol prior to exercise. Always carry your albuterol with you in case you have to do unanticipated exercise. ...Read more

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Howcan i prevent exercise induced rhinitis?

Howcan i prevent exercise induced rhinitis?

Medication trial: There is a prescription nasal spray which can be used as needed which may help exercise induced rhinitis. The brand name is Atrovent Nasal Spray (it also comes as an inhaler). The generic name for this is ipratropium bromide. It is only available by prescription in the United States. ...Read more

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Can carvedilol cause exercise induced asthma?

Can carvedilol cause exercise induced asthma?

Theoretically yes bu: Non-selective beta blockers tend to worsen asthma and ideally should be avoided. However you will need to weigh the risk'/benefit ratio of getting another drug to control your hypertension. A more cardioselective beta blocker can usually be tolerated by those with asthma reducing the 1 sec airflow rate by about 8% but paradoxically making the airway more responsible to bronchodilator. ...Read more

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Can spiriva be prescribed for exercise induced asthma?

Can spiriva be prescribed for exercise induced asthma?

No: A the present time spiriva is only indicated for use in patients with copd. Based on how the medication works and what causes exercise-induced asthma, it is not likely that spiriva would give any significant relief to those symptoms. ...Read more

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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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Is there a such thing as allergy induced asthma? Or even exercise induced asthma? I get extremely tired (out of breath)working out but worse recently

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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Is there a such thing as allergy induced asthma? Or even  exercise induced asthma? I get extremely tired (out of breath)working out but worse recently

Both are real: allergic asthma and exercise induced asthma, better get checked, more important though is to make sure as well, you don't have a heart problem or not anemic, good luck ...Read more

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How does exercise induced asthma affect a persons sex life?

How does exercise induced asthma affect a persons sex life?

It shouldn't...: ...Not with appropriate treatment and a healthy lifestyle. It shouldn't even affect a sports career. But that post-coital cigarette will have to go! ...Read more

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Should kids with exercise induced asthma avoid the trigger and therefore avoid exercising?

Should kids with exercise induced asthma avoid the trigger and therefore avoid exercising?

Mgt: Children with asthma can be treated and the asthma controlled so that they may exercise without difficulty. An assessment can be made by your PCP or by scheduling an online appointment. ...Read more

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Can i exercise while sick?

Can i exercise while sick?

Yes: You can exercise when sick, but you should really decrease the intensity. This will allow your body to get better faster and will help you return to your regular exercise program. ...Read more

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Do taking inhaled asthma steroids increase your likelihood for conceiving or pregnancy?

Do taking inhaled asthma steroids increase your likelihood for conceiving or pregnancy?

No: Very little of the inhaled steroid dose gets absorbed, so there is little to no effect on the rest of the body. I would not expect any effect on fertility, and I have never seen any studies or other evidence that there is any effect. ...Read more

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Can I exercise while pregnant?

Can I exercise while pregnant?

Discuss...: This with your ob. They will be able to guide you through your pregnancy and give you specifics on do's and don'ts. Best of luck! ...Read more

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