Anyone taken cromolyn for exercise induced asthma?

Therapy... Cromolyn sodium inhaler can be used to treat exercise-induced asthma. Follow your doctor's instructions to use this inhaler effectively, .
Sure. Cromolyn serves to prevent asthma attacks and is a very safe but not the most effecive medication for this indication. If your exercise-induced asthma is mild and infrequent, cromolyn may be your best bet.

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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...

Is it safe to swim with exercise-induced asthma?

Likely yes. Likely it is OK to swim. You may or may not have to use your inhalers before exercise. Consult with your asthma doctor who knows the severity of your asthma, and is likely the best person to offer proper advice on this. Read more...

Do I need inhaler if I have exercise induced asthma?

Usually. If the child only has asthma with exercise, then an albuterol inhaler used prior to exertion will improve exercise performance. However do make sure that the child is truly free of asthma when resting since this is the age when accelerating lung growth begins. See an allergist if there is any question. Read more...

Exercise induced asthma or just out of shape/ how to tell?

Pulmonary functions. Either being out of shape or asthma can make you feel short of breath when you exercise. An allergist or pulmonologist can have you do a lung function test before and after exercise to see if you are having exercise-induced bronchospasm. Your doctor can give you an asthma inhaler, and you can take it before or after exercise. If it helps, you probably have some asthma. Read more...