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.
Asthma and Exercise
Asthma shouldn't prevent you from staying active or exercising. Learn how to control asthma symptoms while exercising -- and which exercises are best for people who have asthma.
Physical Exams and Teen Sports
WebMD explains sports physicals for teens - why, where and when to have them.
Asthma Diagnosis and Tests
Asthma is a difficult condition to diagnose, especially in children, and is often diagnosed after other conditions are ruled out. Learn more about the diagnostic process for asthma and the tests doctors use.
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.
Here’s how to breathe easier during the cold months.