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How does exercise induced asthma affect a persons sex life?

How does exercise induced asthma affect a persons sex life?

See below: Sex is a kind of exercise. If you or your partner have problems with asthma during sex, premedicate with albuterol or consult a doctor for a maintenance treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

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


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If I don't have asthma, why am I having exercise induced asthma symptoms?

If I don't have asthma, why am I having exercise induced asthma symptoms?

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 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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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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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?

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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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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How are exercise-induced asthma and generic asthma different? And what do I do if I have exercise-induced asthma?

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 more

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Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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