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EXERCISE GOOD FOR ASTHMA, COPD EVEN WITH POLLUTION EXPOSURE

FCAAIA Notes:  In elderly patients with asthma and COPD which is the lesser of two evils, high exposure to air pollution or not exercising? According to this study, exercise is the winner. It is important to make sure your disease … Continue reading

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PUFF BEFORE EXERCISE HELPS BREATHING

FCAAIA Notes: This article is a reminder of what we already know: People with asthma who have symptoms with exercise should “pre-treat” with albuterol. Warm up and cool down periods are also useful.  Of course, other factors such as baseline … Continue reading

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SWIMMING POOL ATTENDANCE, ASTHMA, ALLERGIES, AND LUNG FUNCTION IN THE AVON LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF PARENTS AND CHILDREN COHORT

FCAAIA Notes: Better physical conditioning can lead to improved overall asthma control. Swimming is often a great way for children with asthma to exercise. The humid air of indoor pools can lessen the risk of exercise-induced asthma symptoms. On the … Continue reading

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