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When strenuous activity like power skating daughter sometimes feels throat is closing and sharp pain in throat. She has mild excema is this asthma ?
Maybe/not: There is a condition called vocal cord dysfunction where the vocal cords can spasm and actually slow breathing.It is often seen in those who don't ever wheeze but have air hunger quite abruptly and it masquesraids as asthma. An ENT may be able to help you sort this out.Treatment involves teaching the kid to relax & breathe often with the aid of an occupational therapist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son 8.8yr does skating 3 km daily.To improve performance thinking of putting 500 gm weights each to his ankles while practice.will it affect height?
3 tips: There are many things that you can do but let me give you three tips. First make sure that you are well conditioned before doing any serious skating. The strength and endurance needed in your quads and is immense. Second make sure you warm up adequately before going out on the ice and lastly make sure that your skates are proper for your weight and ability level. ...Read more
Hard to do, but.....: Preventing all falls is never possible, but stay in good aerobic condition and keep your equipment in good condition will help. The most important thing is to wear protective gear including wrist guards and a helmet. ...Read more