5 athletes you didn't know have asthma

2018-07-05 Prescription Doctor 2018-09-20 14:15:24

Asthma doesn't have to prevent a healthy lifestyle and, in fact, regular exercise can help manage asthma symptoms. A healthy workout can help: Improve lung strength Boost the immune system Support weight loss Asthma is not the debilitating disease that it is often portrayed as, and it certainly didn't stop these famous athletes from achieving their dreams.Paula RadcliffeDiagnosed at the age of 14 with an exercise-induced asthma trigge...

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Staying active with asthma

2018-07-02 Prescription Doctor 2018-09-20 15:02:24

What do Paula Radcliffe, David Beckham and Justine Henin have in common? They all have asthma. In a study published in the BMJ in 2012, it was found that 21 percent of the 2004 British Olympic team were asthmatic. Many people believe that having asthma means they cannot engage in sports, but multiple studies have proven this to not be the case.Despite popular belief, exercise is good for asthmatics and can even improve their health. In fact, ...

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