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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Exercise and Fitness
Coughing After Exercise
I`m in very good physical health. In fact I`m a fitness instructor. But after teaching an intense cardio workout class I start coughing.
And, by the way, I don`t have asthma.
Although you may not have asthma on a regular basis, you may be experiencing "Exercise-Induced Asthma". Coughing after exercise is a symptom of this condition. Consult your physician to find out the cause of your coughing.
References: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology,
The Physician & Sports Medicine, eMedicine.com.
Patricia A Woellert, MSW, MEd
Fitness Center at CARE\Crawley
University of Cincinnati