My 3-year-old son has asthmatic attacks and I'm trying to figure out the trigger(s).
One suspect is cold air. I took him and his sister out to the zoo a few days ago. Although it was sunny, the air was cold. He slept a really long time in the car on the way back home, and then 24 hours later, started an asthmatic attack.
I think I've observed the same pattern in previous attacks (cold air, wait 24 hours, then asthmatic symptoms start).
Is it possible for asthma triggers to have this kind of delay? Thanks!View Thread
I wanted to get some quick advice. In February, I was diagnosed with acute bronchitis. I had some pretty hefty congestion and post-nasal drip then developed a pretty nice cough and some wheezing. A round of antibiotics didn't really do anything for me. After about a month the cough and wheezing subsided. There was still some occasionally, but not like it was previously. Last week I was pretty much in the clear, with very minimal coughing and no wheezing. However, I noticed when I would exercise, I would get wheezy..nothing too crazy, but definitely noticeable. I don't really notice it during exercise, just after I stop. I don't really feel like its trouble to breath normally ( but I do notice a difference) its when I try to take a full breath, it feels like it takes my lungs a couple extra seconds to fill all the way (and I can hear the wheezing sound that second or two too. This predominately occurs when I try and take deep inhalations through my mouth.) Also, light exercising doesn't bother me. It only really happens when I try and do my cardio runs. The wheezing feeling can last throughout the day, but also seems like it can come and go. Additionally, there is minimal coughing. Normally by the next day I'm back to normal..(but this has been a recent occurrence so who knows if its actually representative.)
I have no personal history of asthma. I had participated in track and soccer in high school and have always been fairly active. I've been doing cardio runs regularly (2-3 times a week) for the past year with no problems. Before this past year, I have done cardio runs intermittently with no problems.
I did have allergies fairly badly in high school. In the spring I would get pretty severe congestion and runny nose, but those pretty left when I went to college. I have no known allergies at the moment. I did move from the midwest (average humidity being 50-80%) to Las Vegas (average humidity of 16-35%). I normally run indoors on a upper level track.
There was a lot of information there, but is this just me trying to come down from bronchitis or is it possibly sports asthma? I'm trying to get a job that is more active (they look down on asthmatics) so right now I'm trying to avoid going to the doctor.. Also, if I do get into that job, training is back in the east where humidity is back in midwest levels. Would that make it easier to do cardio-runs if the humidity is higher?
I wondered if anyone ever had a similar experience to my own. I was prescribed a Z pack for a bad case of...
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I wondered if anyone ever had a similar experience to my own. I was prescribed a Z pack for a bad case of bronchitis and found after a couple of days I didn't need to use my asthma inhalers, which I normally use daily. All of my asthma symptoms disappeared and remained gone for over a month after finishing the 5 day dose of antibiotics.View Thread
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