Exercise-induced Bronchospasm | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • I have trouble breathing when I exercise. Is it asthma?
  • How does exercise-induced bronchospasm differ from asthma?
  • Is it safe for me to exercise? What kind of exercise can I do?
  • What other lifestyle changes can I make to help relieve my symptoms?
  • Will any over-the-counter or prescription medicines help relieve my symptoms?


Recognition and Management of Exercise-Induced Bronchospasm by T Sinha, MD; AK David, MD (American Family Physician February 15, 2003, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20030215/769.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 04/03