Posted by: Greg Lehmann | 2019/01/16


Ice skating

Was Janet's asthma ice skating related? How did ice skating cause 5'3" 1970's ice skating sweetheart Janet Lynn to develop coughing bronchial asthma?

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Asthma Expert
- 2019/01/22

I don't think ice skating really caused the asthma.  Of course if you have asthma, then it can be made worse by inhaling cold air.  However, the asthma should be completely controllable with the correct treatment and she should be able to get back to ice skating.  I would suggest that you see a pulmonologist to optimise treatment.

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Posted by: Greg Lehmann | 2019/01/22

Sadly with 5'3" 1970's ice skating sweetie Janet Lynn, she had to quit ice skating due to her asthma because the cold air she skated under caused her to develop severe coughing spasms. But the nebulizers Janet takes for her asthma does calm her nagging asthma coughs but if she catches a cold,bronchitis,or flu,it worsens her asthma.

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2019/01/22

The cold damp air sweet Janet faced in ice skating arenas caused her violent coughing spells triggering her asthma. She also suffers from severe asthmatic bronchitis and if 5'3" Janet gets a cold she coughs constantly for weeks. Happily she has adjusted to being asthmatic and uses nebulizers to calm her nagging asthma coughs. She can take OTC cough syrup for her asthmatic bronchitis to quiet her hacking bronchitis coughs but she's allergic to codeine.

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