Exercise-induced asthma and anaphylaxis.

  title={Exercise-induced asthma and anaphylaxis.},
  author={David O Hough and Katherine L Dec},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  volume={18 3},
With increased popularity in exercise, the number of individuals with exercise-induced asthma (EIA), or 'exercise-induced bronchospasm', has increased due to an increased awareness among physicians of the clinical symptoms associated with EIA. EIA affects approximately 75 to 95% of asthmatic patients. 40% of children with allergic rhinitis have EIA, whereas only 3 to 11% of nonasthmatics have EIA. Although athletes with asthma have been recognised for years, EIA in nonasthmatic individuals has… CONTINUE READING