Exhaled breath condensate pH is increased after moderate exercise.

  title={Exhaled breath condensate pH is increased after moderate exercise.},
  author={Michael Riediker and Brigitta Danuser},
  journal={Journal of aerosol medicine : the official journal of the International Society for Aerosols in Medicine},
  volume={20 1},
Exhaled breath condensate (EBC) of patients with inflammatory diseases has a decreased pH. This could make EBC-pH an interesting tool for studying work-related inflammatory processes, provided that normal work activities would not interfere with the results. We consequently tested whether EBC-pH was influenced by moderate exercise. Fifteen healthy nonsmoking subjects exercised for 30 min on a treadmill by walking at 60% of predicted maximal heart rate. Four EBC samples were obtained: one to… CONTINUE READING

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