Exercise-Induced Asthma Directory
Exercise-induced asthma is asthma that is triggered by exercise. Symptoms include wheezing, tightening of the chest, shortness of breath, and cough. Inhalers and other medications may help control asthma triggered by exercise. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how exercise-induced asthma is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
Some forms of exercise are likelier than others to trigger asthma symptoms. Learn more from WebMD about preventing symptoms before, during, and after a workout.
Exercise-Induced Asthma-Topic Overview
An asthma attack is a short period when breathing becomes difficult,sometimes along with chest tightness,wheezing,and coughing. When this happens during or after exercise,it is known as exercise-induced asthma or exercise-induced bronchospasm. About 70% to 90% of people with persistent asthma and about 10% of the population without asthma have exercise-induced asthma. 1,2 ...
Exercise and Asthma
Asthma shouldn't prevent you from staying active. WebMD tells you how to control symptoms while exercising - and which exercises are best for people with asthma.
Exercise-Induced Asthma Treatment
WebMD explains first aid steps for treating asthma that is triggered by exercise.
The Athlete's Guide to Exercise-Induced Asthma: How to Control Symptoms of Exercise-Induced Asthma
Just what is exercise-induced asthma, why does it happen, and how can it be managed? WebMD consulted the experts to find out the answers to these questions, as well as tips for controlling symptoms of exercise-induced asthma -- whether you're a casual athlete or a superstar.
Exercise and Asthma: A Dangerous Mix?
It's safe for asthma suffers to exercise as long as they know their limits, keep their condition under control, and carry medication with them.
Football Hero Tackles Asthma
Q & A with football commentator Jerome Bettis on tackling asthma.
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