Can people with Asthma participate in sports?

Yes, people with asthma can participate in sports. Some people believe that sports can be strenuous for people with asthma as doing intense exercise can increase the frequency of asthma attacks. Whereas playing a sport can reduce inflammation in the airway and make it easier for people with the condition to breathe. However, it is recommended to consult a doctor and prepare an asthma action plan. The action plan educates about what to do before, during and after playing a sport to keep people with the condition from having asthma symptoms.

Although people with asthma can play sports, it is recommended to select a sport that does not induce asthma attacks frequently. Some people with the condition can swim but the moisture can be a trigger for many people.

Besides this, some kids with exercise-induced asthma avoid playing sports completely. But it is advisable to consult a doctor to select the most suitable sport to play and keep the symptoms under control. It is true that even people with exercise-induced asthma can play sports without problem if all possible precautions are taken to control the symptoms.

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