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Asthma affects 300 million people worldwide. Research pooled nearly 700 patients and found that physical training lasting for at least 20 to 30 minutes, two to three times a week, for at least six weeks improves physical fitness in patients with asthma. This physical training did not worsen asthma symptoms and it significantly improved health-related quality of life.
If you have asthma, make sure that your symptoms well controlled before you start exercising. The goal of asthma treatment/medication is so that you live your life to the fullest!
I have been practicing as a family physician for over 20 years--as both an educator of physicians and clinician. From infancy to the elderly, I perform obstetrics and general medicine. I love my career and am passionate about my field of knowledge and my patients.
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