BMED Report | Exercise Not Only Safe For Those With Asthma, Physical Activity Is Recommended.

Not only is it safe for people with asthma to exercise, but doing so could reduce their risk of asthma symptoms or attacks, according to a new evidence review in The Cochrane Library.  Many people with asthma report avoiding exercise because they are afraid it could trigger symptoms including shortness of breath, wheezing or a full-blown asthma attack, said review author Kristin V. Carson. These fears might be encouraged from misreading their symptoms, their family’s beliefs about exercise and asthma, or even from their physicians. Continue.