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Does having asthma put you at a greater risk for heart attack or stroke? Particularly when exercising? Thank you!

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Dr. Luis Taylor
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Depends

It is risky only if there is a documented history of significant heart disease , eg, stents, angioplasty, bypass, HTN.
Otherwise, asthma is not a risk factor. And exercise is recommended.

In brief: Depends

It is risky only if there is a documented history of significant heart disease , eg, stents, angioplasty, bypass, HTN.
Otherwise, asthma is not a risk factor. And exercise is recommended.
Dr. Luis Taylor
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