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I believe I have what swimmers consider to be "chlorine cough" on top of exercise-induced asthma. Where should I go for treatment?
-Practice 1.5(+) hrs per day
-Developed persistent cough
See a pulmonologist?
Breathing difficulty: Yes, see your pulmonologist for further treatment. ...Read more
Swimmer's Itch: There are many causes of skin rashes following swimming. Treatment depends on the cause. Swimmer's itch is a parasitic infection from exposure to contaminated freshwater & is treated with praziquantel. Seabather's eruption is a reaction to tiny jellyfish larvae in saltwater & is treated symptomatically. Reactions to irritants or allergens in water are other causes. Consult a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Routine: If you develop the proper routine and swim 4 - 6 hours per day as they do (on a slow day) you might develop those. However, if you seek training advice from a coach or work out with the master's swimming program in your area, you will see changes. Workout includes distance, sprints, intervals, and multiple strokes. 3 - 5 days per week @ 30 - 60 mins depending on your goals. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm asking about healthy nutrition system for swimmers ? Cause I'm professional swimmer in egypt's national team and how can I recover my muscle fast
Eating.: Number one, and well-established by research, is Total Energy (calories !). 600 calories/hr. Michael Phelps 8 hrs a day... about 5000 calories. Barely enough because you also burn off 10x wt (lbs, sorry) at baseline.. .about another 1000 calories. Protein next most important, and must have all amino acids. Hard with plant protein, easy with meat. Others are useless/banned/dangerous ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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