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Exercise Induced Hypoglycemia Symptoms
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
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
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
Would it be wise to participate in sports if I have the symptoms of exercise-induced athsma? I've tried an inhaler, but it did no good for me.
Who told you that?: Asthma has a variety of expressions, not a one size fits all. It is heavily influenced by genetics & within the same family some may have a mild form including exercise induced bronchospasm (EIB) while others have full blown asthma. If you have EIB & not something that mimics it, you have a mild form of asthma. ...Read more
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
What's the difference in symptoms between exercise-induced asthma and anaphylaxis? When in doubt, what medicine should I use?
Airway: Exercise induced asthma is bronchospasm that occurs with exercise. The process is reversisble with and inhaler. Anaphylaxis can cause bronchospasm, but it is associate with massive histamine release and activation of other inflammatory markers that cause edema of skin and airways and this can cause hypotension. ...Read more
What are symptoms associated with exercise induced atrial ectopic tachycardia? Online info says that it is a gradual decrease, not sudden when ending
Sx of atrial tacky: What are symptoms associated with exercise induced atrial ectopic tachycardia? Online info says that it is a gradual decrease, not sudden when ending. ANS: Depends on individual and exercise level. May be no symptoms mostly. The best online source is UpToDate. Com. I recommend only this online medical reference. Will save you time, money, worry and perhaps even your life. Not bad 4 <1$/d ...Read more
No: It is possible that either you have exercise induced asthma and anemia from another cause, or you are exercise-induced fatigue is a result of your anemia rather than asthma. The best way to observe exercise-induced asthma, is to do exercise in the controlled setting like the physicians office. Following exercise in the office, the position can you do pulmonary function testing, a worse test =. ...Read more
How common is an ANA 1:640 in centromere pattern? Is it common to have vascular symptoms of raynauds, digital ischemia and stenosis in toes and exercise-induced pH w/o developing skin thickening?
Hydration, blood flow: Check your level of hydration first. Easy way to get indicator is to see color of urine, as well as frequency. If clear to light colored, then you are pretty well hydrated. Also can get ultrasound check of vessels to evaluate blockages of vessels, esp. Carotid artery. And, you can track your fluid intake for a week and see where you are. Most are at least slightly dehydrated. Good Luck. ...Read more
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
See below: Either identifying the threshold heart rate, then not exceeding it or use drugs such as beta blockers that prevent excessively rapid heart rates. This assumes there is no underlying heart disease. ...Read more
Very little: Sometimes taking antihistamines before exercise will prevent the hives, but most people simply have to find the level of exercise that produces hives and stop before they get there. Sometimes these hives occur only if eating certain foods before exercise, and find that the hives won't break out if they don't eat that food within a few hours of exercise. Your allergist can help sort this out. ...Read more
Does physical exercise induce asthma? What are the symptoms of asthma, and can physical exercise induce the symptoms?
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
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
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
Probably: You'll get the best answer with an allergy evaluation. In true eib, there is no identifiable airway inflammation, and a thorough evaluation needs to be done to look for this. Controlling the airway inflammation early on is the best way to prevent more severe asthma from developing as he grows. Many kids who wheeze under age 3 don't develop asthma, but should be evaluated for their risk. ...Read more
I am experiencing severe DOMS and my urine is slightly brownish but no where near rhabdo brown. Should I go get checked for exercise induced rhabdo?
Been told I have exercise-induced compartment syndrome, had it for 5 years is there anything I can do to make it better and stop the pain in my shins?
Bicycle: Exertional compartment syndrome is caused by increased pressure during exercise in the compartments of the lower leg induced by swelling/edema of the exercising muscles. If you can reduce the volume of the compartments, you can reduce the problem. Bicycling specifically targets the lower legs and slims them down. Put in 30-40 min. 4-5 days a week on a exercise bike...It works. ...Read more
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
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.
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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