Home > Medical > Asthma > FAQs Updated 16 September 2014 I’m asthmatic but I want to start exercising. Where should I start? Consult your doctor before embarking on any exercise programme. Choose an asthma-friendly sport, start out slowly, take your time getting fit and include your friends. 0 Test Is your asthma under control? » Like Health24 on Facebook » Celebrities with asthma World's Most Famous TB Patients Consult your doctor before embarking on any exercise programme. Choose an asthma-friendly sport, start out slowly, take your time getting fit and include your friends. This will help prevent injury and will boost your enthusiasm. - (Health24.com) More in Medical What can I do to improve my exercise tolerance? More: AsthmaFAQs advertisement Get a quote Fedhealth - What cover is right for you? Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Diet and nutrition FDA approves stomach-filling balloon for weight loss Lifestyle Consumers shower and sleep with smartphones Parenting Should aborted foetuses be used for stem cell research? Medical Nasal balloon a possible solution for 'glue ear' Sex Transgender not caused by hormone imbalance Sex Jealousy may drive people to drink From our sponsors Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready The health benefits of donating blood Hydration is vital all year round Momentum Health: an industry leader in healthcare Live healthier Up for grabs » Raw pet food a risky choice New finding on pet food scare Why do wet dogs stink? Win food for your pet Stand a chance of winning a lazy bed and new Hill’s Ideal Balance dog food! Cure your cough » Diagnosing a chronic cough The most abused over-the-counter drug in SA Five of the weirdest things to cause a cough Why are you coughing? A cough can be a symptom of a wide variety of different health conditions, ranging from a foreign body to infective diseases and even cancer.