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I have asthma i like to bike and run i take ad air and rescue inhaler but still get winded?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Premedicate

Treatment for exercise induced asthma includes a slow warm up, rescue inhaler before exercise and continue daily controller medications.
If difficulty breathing is on "inspiration" then a diagnosis of vocal cord dysfunction should be ruled out. Also, other causes of difficulty breathing should be evaluated for such as heart issues, blood clots, etc. A lung specialist can direct the evaluation.

In brief: Premedicate

Treatment for exercise induced asthma includes a slow warm up, rescue inhaler before exercise and continue daily controller medications.
If difficulty breathing is on "inspiration" then a diagnosis of vocal cord dysfunction should be ruled out. Also, other causes of difficulty breathing should be evaluated for such as heart issues, blood clots, etc. A lung specialist can direct the evaluation.
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