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Asthma and exercise

Asthma sufferers can excel at sport

Asthma is one of the most common respiratory complaints in the world today. But, thanks to the availability of treatment, asthmatics can lead normal lives.

Can exercise help control asthma?

Active asthmatics, particularly those who are competitive sportspeople, report that they feel more in control of their asthma when they’re fit.

Exercise-induced asthma

People who experience exercise-induced asthma can prevent this by using a number of medications.

Why do I get asthma when exercising?

In many asthmatics, particularly children, breathlessness and wheezing is brought on by exercise. This is referred to as exercise-induced-asthma (EIA).

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