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I have some breathing tightness and coughs today, can I still go work out with that?

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Dr. Stephen Siegel
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Take it easy

Cough and breathing tightness can be caused by asthma or other respiratory conditions which can limit your lung's ability to absorb oxygen and limit your exercise capacity.
Best thing is to treat the breathing tightness with step wise asthma treatment, increase lung capacity>exercise to your full potential. Exercise does not improve breathing capacity in asthma can even make it worse.

In brief: Take it easy

Cough and breathing tightness can be caused by asthma or other respiratory conditions which can limit your lung's ability to absorb oxygen and limit your exercise capacity.
Best thing is to treat the breathing tightness with step wise asthma treatment, increase lung capacity>exercise to your full potential. Exercise does not improve breathing capacity in asthma can even make it worse.
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