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2013-07-22 23:23:13

Omega-3 supplements like Omega XL by Great HealthWorks reduces exercise-induced asthma symptoms. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 An Indiana University study has found that PCSO-524™, a unique omega-3 supplement derived from the New Zealand green-lipped mussel, delivers significant improvement in exercise-induced asthma symptoms. The study used the commercially available version of PCSO-524, Omega XL, which is manufactured exclusively by Great HealthWorks. In exercise-induced asthma,...

2013-05-01 15:42:59

The American Thoracic Society has released new official clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and management of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), the acute airway narrowing that occurs as a result of exercise. The guidelines appear in the May 1, 2013 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. "While a large proportion of asthma patients experience exercise-induced respiratory symptoms, EIB also occurs frequently in subjects without asthma," said Jonathan...

2012-04-25 11:14:10

Roundup published on new BMJ Olympics portal Many athletes with asthma may not be using the best treatment for their condition and could be putting their long term health at risk, according to a roundup by journalist Sophie Arie published by the BMJ today. The article will feature on the BMJ's new Olympics portal, an online resource to keep doctors up to date with sports medicine content from across the BMJ Group. The portal will be open until the end of the Olympic and Para-Olympic...

2011-04-14 20:53:33

Gasping for breath during a workout may be more than just a sign that you're out of shape. It could also indicate a condition called exercise-induced asthma, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine. "Exercise-induced asthma occurs when someone has shortness of breath, gets winded easily, has wheezing and sometimes even a cough shortly after exercise begins," said Dr. John Rogers, professor of family and community medicine at BCM. Asthma occurs when there are spasms of the smooth...

2010-12-23 01:59:04

New Concordia study published in The Physician and Sportsmedicine examines link Obese people are more likely to report exercise as a trigger for asthma. Of 673 people evaluated in a new study whose results are published in the journal The Physician and Sportsmedicine, 71 percent of participants reported exercise-induced asthma (ETA). The findings are important, since 2.3 million Canadians are affected by asthma according to Statistics Canada. ETA affects up to 90 percent of asthma sufferers,...

2010-10-19 07:18:00

HORSHAM, Pa., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Teva Respiratory announced today the launch of EIB Active, a national health campaign to raise awareness about exercise-induced bronchospasm, or EIB, a condition that impacts an estimated 30 million people in the United States. EIB is a treatable condition that causes wheezing, coughing and chest tightness during or immediately following exercise or physical activity. Despite the large number of people living with EIB, diagnosis remains low due to a...

2010-05-19 09:53:44

Children who undergo brief periods of intense exercise may exhibit lung dysfunction or other symptoms similar to those experienced by asthma patients, even when no history of asthma exists, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of California's Irvine and Miller Children's Hospital. The results of the study were presented at the ATS 2010 International Conference in New Orleans. "Studies have shown that in adults, vigorous exercise can cause wheezing and a decrease in...

2009-06-01 12:59:04

Ingesting caffeine within an hour of exercise can reduce the symptoms of exercise-induced asthma, U.S. researchers said. Co-investigator Timothy Mickleborough of Indiana University in Bloomington and colleagues said the caffeine study involved 10 subjects with exercise-induced asthma in a randomized, double-blind, double-dummy, crossover study. The subjects ingested 3, 6 or 9 milligrams of caffeine per kilogram of body weight or a placebo an hour before running on a treadmill. Pulmonary...

2009-04-29 08:34:55

Very few athletic trainers associated with National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) programs said that they were following best practice standards for managing asthma among their athletes, according to a new study.For athletes with asthma, the dangers of the condition can be as mild as impacting athletic performance or so severe to be incapacitating, or deadly. The lead report is published in the American College of Sports Medicine's journal, Medicine & Science in Sports &...


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