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Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland
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11/13/2017 Offices closing on Friday 11/24

All offices will be closed on Friday, 11/24/2017, the day after Thanksgiving. All offices will open for normal hours on Monday, 11/27/2017.


11/13/2017 Bel Air office closing early 11/22/2017

The Bel Air Office will be open from 8-4 on Wednesday, 11/22/2017 and will remain closed until the following Monday, 11/27/2017.


11/13/2017 Greenbelt Office Closed 11/22/2017

The Greenbelt office will be closed on Wednesday, 11/22/2017 and will reopen for normal hours on Monday, 11/27/2018.


11/13/2017 DC office Closing early 11/22/2017

Our DC/Foggy Bottom office will be closing at 2pm on 11/22/2017. We will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, 11/27/2017.


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What is Exercise-Induced Asthma?

Exercise-induced asthma, also known as exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), is asthma that is triggered by vigorous or prolonged exercise. Most people with asthma have EIB. Exercise-induced asthma is more likely to happen when a person exercises in cold dry air or when there is a dramatic change in humidity or temperature.

Symptoms of Exercise-Induced Asthma

The following are common symptoms of exercise-induced asthma.Exercise-induced asthma usually occurs within the first 5-20 minutes of exercising or after the exercising has stopped.

  • Unusual fatigue when exercising
  • Shortness of breath when exercising
  • Wheezing
  • Coughing with asthma
  • Tightness in your chest
  • Fast or noisy breathing
  • Diagnosis and Treatment for Exercise-Induced Asthma

    An allergist can diagnose exercise-induced asthma based on the symptoms and patient medical history. Other diagnostic procedures for exercise-induced asthma may include any of the following:
  • Allergy testing
  • The treatment for asthma will be determined by your doctor and usually includes control, prevention and rescue medications for management of asthma symptoms and attacks along with the creation of a customized asthma action plan.

    Learn more about asthma medications.

    Prevention for Exercise-Induced Asthma

    Prevention medications such as short-acting beta2-agonist should be taken 10-15 minutes before exercising to prevent exercise-induced asthma attacks. Other prevention methods include proper warm up before exercising, avoid allergens when exercising, learning to breathe through the nose and keeping the mouth and nose covered when exercising in cold weather.

    To learn more visit these websites.

    American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI): www.aaaai.org
    American Lung Association: www.lung.org or 1-800-LUNGUSA

    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI): www.nhlbi.nih.gov

    To schedule an appointment with an asthma specialist, call 1-800-778-9923 or visit the Allergy & Asthma Center location near you.



     
     

     

     












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