workout and exercise for asthma, does it help? - Mike Myatt

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   Posted 2/7/2007 1:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi, I'm Mike Myatt and I am wondering if I should take the advice to walk and swim to help with my asthma. I think that the air outside is usually cleaner than inside.  I'm wondering if anybody else has been advised by doctors to exercise and how they feel about the whole thing.
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     Mike Myatt

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   Posted 2/7/2007 10:33 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Mike,

My Asthma doc is all for exersize as long as I'm sensible about it. He prefers that I not walk outside if it's really cold unless I wear something over my mouth and I hear that swimming can be a great way for asthmatics to get in a good workout.

I'm a die-hard when it comes to work-outs so my doc actually tries to tell me to slow down a little cause I do end up causing myself some trouble after trying to run. It's very good for your lungs and gives them strength. Good luck!

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