Asthma frequently asked questions
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To reduce your risk of symptoms when playing sports, increase your exercise level gradually through a fitness programme with the aim of exercising freely at your optimum level.
Remember to always have your quick-acting reliever inhaler (usually blue) with you when exercising, be aware of other triggers such as pollen, and follow the advice from your doctor or nurse in terms of how and when to use your quick-acting reliever inhaler.
Yes. In one survey of people who had made asthma-related visits to hospital, nearly 60% said their sexual activity was limited by their asthma. You can control your symptoms better by taking your quick-acting reliever inhaler (usually blue) beforehand and making sure you take your preventer inhaler regularly. As with sports, you can improve your overall fitness with incremental intensity in your workouts. If you have any queries or concerns please talk to your doctor or nurse – they won’t be embarrassed and neither should you.