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How Does Exercise Induced Asthma Affect A Persons Sex Life
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
Depends: This would depend on whether you exercise induced symptoms are truly asthma related or not. If the symptoms happen within moments to minutes of starting exercise, they are not asthma symptoms but rather vocal cord dysfunction, which would require an evaluation by a pulmonologist regardless; if the symptoms start within 15-20 minutes then they may be related to exercise-induced asthma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I want to run a 5k, but when i run, i feel like i can't breathe, even if it is a short jog. Is this exercise induced asthma? What can I do?
Could be: Yes you need to be evaluated please see you primary care doctor , this could be serious. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
How are exercise-induced asthma and generic asthma different? And what do I do if I have exercise-induced asthma?
Albuterolpreexercise: Exercise induced asthma is asthma that is triggered predominantly by exercise. Some patients with asthma have multiple triggers of their asthma and the triggers may include exercise. Taking albuterol 2 puffs 15 minutes prior to exercise helps to alleviate symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more
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
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