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Does physical exercise induce asthma? What are the symptoms of asthma, and can physical exercise induce the symptoms?

Does physical exercise induce asthma? What are the symptoms of asthma, and can physical exercise induce the symptoms?

Yes: Exercise induced asthma is a real thing. It usually occurs during the exercise and is otherwise absent when not exercising. Check with your physician and get tested to make sure. ...Read more

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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


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Can smoking trigger/increase symptoms of chronic exertional compartment syndrome?

Can smoking trigger/increase symptoms of chronic exertional compartment syndrome?

Probably/why risk it: Cecs happens due to reduced blood flow in muscle areas. It happens in physically active people, for whom smoking can rob oxygen and reduce your exercise tolerance. In any person, tobacco exposes you to 50 known carcinogens plus carbon monoxide and other chemicals. Best thing would be not risking any tobacco (and it gets harder to stop as you get older). Free, no-nag help at 800-quit-now. ...Read more

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Might exercise induced asthma be a symptom of anemia?

Might exercise induced asthma be a symptom of anemia?

No: They are not related. But...If you are anemic and you are exercising, you will get tired and/or short of bresth faster and you may think that your asthma is "kicking in" during exercise. Or you could also be getting short of breath from both. Please seek prompt medical attention. ...Read more

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What medical conditions can mimick symptoms of excersised induced asthma ?

What medical conditions can mimick symptoms of excersised induced asthma ?

Vocal cord dysfcn: The first condition that comes to mind is vocal cord dysfunction, where they close creating a blockage of the airway when you are trying to get air. It takes working with a speech pathologist to learn how to relax the voice box during these sporadic events, that can strike suddenly during exercise. ...Read more

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Can carvedilol cause exercise induced asthma?

Can carvedilol cause exercise induced asthma?

Theoretically yes bu: Non-selective beta blockers tend to worsen asthma and ideally should be avoided. However you will need to weigh the risk'/benefit ratio of getting another drug to control your hypertension. A more cardioselective beta blocker can usually be tolerated by those with asthma reducing the 1 sec airflow rate by about 8% but paradoxically making the airway more responsible to bronchodilator. ...Read more

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Symptoms of exercise induced asthma are like being out of shape?

Symptoms of exercise induced asthma are like being out of shape?

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

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Possible for exercise induced asthma be a symptom of anemia?

Possible for exercise induced asthma be a symptom of anemia?

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

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Could allergies and exercise induce asthma?

Could allergies and exercise induce asthma?

Yes: Allergies and exercise are 2 of the most common triggers for exacerbation of asthma symptoms. If your asthma is not well controlled and you have allergies, treatment of the allergies is an important part of asthma therapy. If exercise is making your breathing worse it doesn't mean you can't do it. It suggests that your asthma is not well controlled and this should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are withdrawal symptoms of methotrexate? Dr.Stopping me after devolving chronic bronchitis and mild asthma.

What are withdrawal symptoms of methotrexate? Dr.Stopping me after devolving chronic bronchitis and mild asthma.

No such thing: You do not get withdrawal symptoms from stopping methotrexate. The only issue is that the underlying disease it is treating can flare when it is stopped. It should be held when treating any infection. ...Read more

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Is sports induced asthma a form of asthma?

Is sports induced asthma a form of asthma?

Asthma. : Exercise-induced asthma is a form of asthma, which sometimes can be managed by using short-acting beta agonist inhalers before exercise. ...Read more

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Intermittent dyspnea, chest tightness.. 1-3 hrs, not related to exertion, some time relieved by bronchodilators. Any suggestions? Could be psychogenic?

Intermittent dyspnea, chest tightness.. 1-3 hrs, not related to exertion, some time relieved by bronchodilators. Any suggestions? Could be psychogenic?

Hard to say.: Psychogenic causes can never be completely ruled out. I would suggest starting with a trip to your primary doctor and see if they are concerned about any type of cardio or pulmonary problem. Peace of mind is worth a lot. ...Read more

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Exercise-induced vs. Standard asthma? What are the differences between exercise-induced and non-exercise-induced asthma?

Exercise-induced vs. Standard asthma? What are the differences between exercise-induced and non-exercise-induced asthma?

Exercise: Exercise induced asthma only happens when you exercise. Normal asthma, can act up at any time. Even when you're just sitting around doing nothing. ...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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Does the beginning symptoms of acute bronchitis include burning dry cough and intermittent wheezing?

Does the beginning symptoms of acute bronchitis include burning dry cough and intermittent wheezing?

Yes: Those can be the beginning of bronchitis or any upper respiratory infection. This is almost always viral and takes 5-10 days to clear. If you run a fever and/or are short of breath see your doctor. Otherwise rest, fluids, DayQuil/NyQuil and time! ...Read more

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My son was just diagnosed with exercise induced bronchospasm. Is this the same as asthma?

My son was just diagnosed with exercise induced bronchospasm. Is this the same as asthma?

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

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Bronchospasm (Definition)

Bronchospasm = spasmodic contraction of bronchial muscles causing constriction ...Read more