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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 is in optimal control and you might require albuterol pre-treatment before exercise. But, then you should exercise regualrly.

Of course, exercise has many benefits beyond respiratory health. By the way, if you don’t consider yourself elderly, don’t think we are letting you off the hook….You should still be exercising regularly! Continue reading “EXERCISE GOOD FOR ASTHMA, COPD EVEN WITH POLLUTION EXPOSURE”

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