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Different conditions: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways causing reversible airflow obstruction that manifests as cough, wheezing, chest tightness or shortness of breath. Walking pneumonia is an infection caused by mycoplasma pneumoniae that can also cause similar symptoms, but generally no fever or chills. Talk to your doctor if you are concerned about your symptoms. ...Read more
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Can asthma get worse over time? I have leared to control it, with working out. Right now I am having trouble walking up the stairs. This is not right.
I get winded very easily by walking up stairs or walking fast I am pretty fit and I am healthy weight but I do have asthma how can I make the shortened of breath go away?
Asthma control: Your shortness of breath may be a sign of uncontrolled asthma. If you are not already taking a daily medication, it may be time for one. If the asthma is well controlled and you continue to experience shortness of breath, other causes should be investigated by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Feeling light headed and like I'm going to pass out when walking around could this be because of my asthma?
I'm out of breath walking up stairs. I have an asthma reversibility test tommorrow. What does this consist of?
I have asthma and use my inhaler a lot on a daily basis also I wake up every night having trouble breathing or feel suffocated. its rly bad walking etc.?
Asthma uncontrolled: 2 basic meds for asthma: reliever drugs & controller drugs. Sounds like you are overly dependent on relievers (albuterol or xopenex). When you take the right amount of controller meds (inhaled corticosteroids, alone or combined with a long-acting bronchodilators, singulair) you'll need that reliever inhaler no more than 2x/week. You'll get your life back. See your pcp, allergist or pulmonologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is good exercise technique for someone with severe exercise-induced asthma? I get easily winded walking up a flight of stairs.
Listen to your body: You would benefit from a thorough check up for nutritional deficiencies like vit d3, magnesium, zinc and iron which could be aggravating a problem with shortness of breath and bronchoconstriction. Practice relaxation abdominal breathing so that you can do this while walking and going up stairs. Get a good night sleep, de-stress, eat 6 small healthy meals and move for 10 minutes after each meal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had very few asthma related problems.3 months ago i had walking pneumonia. Treated. Now dependent on albuterol inhaler 1-4x qd. Why? Will it change?
Infection trigger: "walking pneumonia" refers to a pneumonia due to mycoplasma pneumoniae. This can trigger an asthma attack and possibly increase the risk of someone to develop asthma. Treatment with macrolide antibiotics can improve asthma control only in those patients who have evidence of infection in their airways. If albuterol is needed more than twice a week, a change in asthma treatment is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have asthma and bronchitis, its very difficult for me to breath when walking, coughing, and blowing my nose.
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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