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Asked 5 years, 2 months ago

How can I treat exercise-induced asthma?

EXERCISE-INDUCED ASTHMA

My 14-year-old daughter swims for the high school team, which has been working hard four days a week for the last three months. For two months now, she has been coughing in the middle of practice and needs to slow down or just kick with the board. She doesn't ordinarily have breathing problems, except occasionally while jogging. The coaches suggest that changes in the weather, in combination with working hard and inconsistent levels of chlorine in the pool, are causing this. What are your thoughts?

Rodney Lipkis, Wilmington, DE

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