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.

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Is it possible for only running to cause exercise induced asthma?

Yes. Exercise induced asthma can vary from patient to patient. With individuals patients, one can sometimes see the patient tolerate some forms of exercise and not tolerate other exercises. Read more...

My granddaughter has exercise induced asthma. Can throwing a fit, crying, yelling, kicking, etc cause an attack? Even a very mild one?

It can. Emotional disturbance can trigger an asthma attack even in people who do not have exercise induced asthma. It would be prudent to consult her pediatrician. Read more...
Asthma and Emotions. You care very caring Grandmother! The symptoms of EIA are coughing, wheezing, a feeling of tight chest, or shortness of breath. Fast activities, exercising near lawns just mowed, polluted air may trigger asthma symptoms. Strong emotions trigger the release Histamine and Leukotrienes, which can trigger the narrowing of airway. See a Child Psychiatrist for Individual and family Therapy. Read more...

I have exercise induced asthma and possible hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. When I exercise how can I tell which one of these causes a problem?

Difficult. To sort out. See a cardiologist for further evaluation and testing. Read more...
Hard to tell. If you wheeze, it is probably the asthma. Shortness of breath may be either. Cardiopulmonary testing can be done, mostly at academic centers, where they will be able to tell you what is the problem exactly. Read more...

Could I grow out of exercise-induced asthma?

Tricky question. Many people "outgrow" their childhood asthma. This is really not the case but it can remain dormant lifelong. Exercise induced asthma may be caused by outdoor pollution or allergens (pollen, etc) , cold air (skiing) or swimming (chlorine). Minimizing your "trigger(s)' may allow you to "outgrow" you type of asthma. Good luck. Read more...
Possible but. Unlikely. First you need to get examined to make sure that you are not having asthma even if you don't feel it. If your lung function is normal otherwise, then the exercise-induced asthma may depend on the intensity and duration of the exercise .Elite athletes may suffer exercise-induced bronchoconstriction which can go away by reducing the intensity or using a bronchodilator. Read more...

How do I know if I have exercise-induced asthma?

Exercise Asthma. With exercise induced asthma, you will typically develop coughing, wheezing and tightness in the chest with exercise. It can be confirmed by a specialized pulmonary function test called exercise test. Read more...

Do I have the symptoms of exercise-induced asthma if sob?

SOB. You might. Are you fat? Are you out of shape, is the air polluted? Are you allergic? Other factors have to be considered but exercise asthma occurrs after exercise and is associated with true asthma symptoms of wheezing and rather severe shortness of breath usually. Read more...
Possibly... If your shortness of breath is only with exercise, it may be due to exercise-induced asthma. However, there are many other causes of shortness of breath occurring either with exercise or even at rest. Since shortness of breath can be life-threatening, it is imperative that you have this evaluated by your doctor asap. If your shortness of breath is worsening, go to the er. Read more...
If short of breath? If you get short of breath when exercising with wheezing,than you may have exercise induced asthma.But you can also get sob when exercising from heart disease as well and due to copd Get it checked by your doctor. Read more...

What can I do if I think it have exercise-induced asthma?

See your doctor. See your doctor and discuss your symptoms for possible treatment and care. Read more...
See doctor... Exercise-induced asthma can be controlled by using a bronchodilator inhaler before exercise and having it available if needed when exercise is stopped. See your doctor so this can be diagnosed and treatment initiated. Read more...

What are the symptoms of exercise-induced asthma in kids?

Cough and wheeze. Eib (exercise-induced bronchospasm) can occur with asthma or without asthma symptoms without exercise. Typically, children may cough, not necessarily wheeze, during aerobic exercise and/or a few minutes after such exercise or just running around the house. If symptoms occur during exercise, it is more likely to be asthma. If only afterwards, "pure" eib. Easy fatigue with exercise may occur too. Read more...