The effect of vitamin C on bronchoconstriction and respiratory symptoms caused by exercise: a review and statistical analysis

@inproceedings{Hemil2014TheEO,
  title={The effect of vitamin C on bronchoconstriction and respiratory symptoms caused by exercise: a review and statistical analysis},
  author={Harri Hemil{\"a}},
  booktitle={Allergy, asthma, and clinical immunology : official journal of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2014}
}
Physical activity increases oxidative stress and therefore the antioxidant effects of vitamin C administration might become evident in people undertaking vigorous exercise. Vitamin C is involved in the metabolism of histamine, prostaglandins, and cysteinyl leukotrienes, all of which appear to be mediators in the pathogenesis of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB). Three studies assessing the effect of vitamin C on patients with EIB were subjected to a meta-analysis and revealed that… CONTINUE READING
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