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What Are Some Good Cardio Workouts For People With Asthma
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
Asthma: Any that you tolerate. Every asthmatic is not the same nor do they have the same triggers. ...Read more
I have really strong asthma and i really don't do any workout. I wondered if swimming could be a good option?
Is there a recommended workout program (cardio / weights / weight machines) for someone diagnosed with small airway disease / asthma? If so, what?
Not necessarily : Though the weather is drier in that part of the us, the triggers that cause your asthma may or may not be affected by this. If your asthma is triggered by certain pollen, yes it is possible that since they may not grow in that climate your attacks may diminish. Best to review your triggers with your physician before you pack up and move. ...Read more
Not curable: Asthma is not curable but there are plenty of treatments available to control and relieve symptoms. Asthmatics can experience long symptom-free intervals but there is no cure at this time and an asthma exacerbation can occur at any time. See your doctor for the best treatment possible for you. ...Read more
My peak flow reading is 550 litre per minute and 550 second reading is this good ? I don't have asthma
Very good: YES-just fine!Get a more detailed answer ›
My asthma is extremely sensitive to even mild cold. What should I look for in a good outdoor mask?
Nose & scarf: That's great question! a scarf works best because it takes on warmth from your exhaled breath & transfers it to the incoming air. Breathe through your nose not your mouth. The nose is designed to warm & moisten air; the mouth can't. Ipratropium (atrovent) is often used to help control cold weather-triggered asthma. Make sure your asthma is under control before venturing out into the cold. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very likely: Foster 100/6 is a combination inhaler containing beclomethasone and formoterol. This drug is undergoing clinical trials currently for treatment of copd. While this particular combination is not currently available in the us, both it's components are available and similar combination medications are used commonly for treating asthma. Based on this i would say, yes, this would be good for asthma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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