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Why do I have crap lungs?

Inspired by this post - I have breathing problems when exercising that I don't think are asthma. Has anyone else ever had an issue like this and if so, what is it called and how do I fix it? [more inside]
posted by olinerd on Apr 1, 2016 - 7 answers

Rebuilding lung capacity still poor-ish years after quitting smoking?

I quit smoking years ago, but still run out of breath while cycling, long before my legs are fatigued. [more inside]
posted by morganw on May 15, 2014 - 6 answers

I'd like an order of asthma to go

Please give me your tips on combining running with exercise induced asthma. [more inside]
posted by bq on Oct 19, 2011 - 15 answers

winter + exercise + breathing: what's normal?

Winter vs. being out of shape vs. exercise-induced asthma - what feels like what? [more inside]
posted by Maarika on Jan 24, 2011 - 17 answers


Is it normal for someone getting started in cardio exercise to experience this kind of pain/discomfort? [more inside]
posted by pilibeen on Apr 11, 2010 - 13 answers

Has anyone used the ColdAvenger?

Has anyone here used the ColdAvenger mask before, particularly if you have asthma? (Non-asthmatics also welcome.) [more inside]
posted by flod logic on Jan 24, 2010 - 2 answers

Puff, puff, OWWWWWWW

All my life I've had this problem when doing any sort of cardio activity: my throat can stand my breathing for about 15 seconds before it starts to burn like hell. I've tried breathing differently, asking for medical advice, drinking various beverages before/during/after working out... nothing. It's happened when I've been in better shape and when I'm a lazy slob. So I avoid cardio, which I have always desperately needed. How can I overcome this and work out pain-free? [more inside]
posted by Madamina on Dec 28, 2009 - 16 answers

How do I tell the difference between being overweight and impatient, and exercise-induced asthma?

Joined a gym a few months ago. We often jog 400m as a warm-up. I say "we" but in actual fact I can't do it. About halfway through I lose all ability to breathe properly - I think I may be taking very shallow breaths, but it's hard for me to tell exactly what happens. I feel like I can't get enough air, there's a lot of breathy noises, and I get hot as blazes. [more inside]
posted by Jaie on Sep 14, 2009 - 16 answers

Is my ashtma inhaler making me cough? Would tablets be better?

I've got asthma, which is allergic and exercise-induced. It is rarely bad except when my allergies are acting up and I'm exercising intensely. Lately I've developed a problem that I believe is related to my inhaler. [more inside]
posted by soulbarn on Sep 19, 2008 - 16 answers

My body hates jogging...

My body has an irrational prejudice against jogging, though not most other exercise - can anyone explain why? More inside... [more inside]
posted by TheOtherWay on Apr 22, 2008 - 21 answers

How do you deal with your exercise-induced asthma?

How do you deal with your exercise-induced asthma? [more inside]
posted by hazyspring on Oct 8, 2007 - 14 answers

How will I ever get my fitness back after two years of major respiratory problems?

Can I rebuild my lung capacity? And how? In the past two years, I have gone from being a high-level aerobic athlete - one to three hours daily of bike riding or running - to doing almost nothing. The reason? Respiratory problems. It started with asthma, went on to sinus infections, then two cases of pneumonia. I've had two sinus surgeries in the past six months. The good news is I am feeling better. The bad news is that my wind is shot... [more inside]
posted by soulbarn on Jun 29, 2007 - 10 answers

Beef and guns

I am: vegan, mildy exercise-induced asthmatic, non-car owning & often-biking, slightly scoliotic (not visibly, but there's back pain here and there), have virtually no access to exercise equipment other than a set of ancient free weights, weight bench, and mat, without much money. I desire hulking guns and beefiness all over. [more inside]
posted by saysthis on Mar 20, 2005 - 11 answers

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