Asthma Shortness of Breath
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Symptoms of Shortness of Breath with Asthma
People may describe this as fast breathing, not being able to breathe fast enough or deep enough and running out of air. If this occurs for longer than a month, it is then considered chronic. Shortness of breath is considered a symptom that is subjective. A subjective symptom means that you can feel it, but your physician can not measure it.
Triggers of Shortness of Breath with Asthma
A common trigger of shortness of breath is exercising. When people feel they are short of breath after exercising, then they may not want to continue. However, it is important to continue to exercise. Speak with your physician about a workout plan and how to handle your symptoms.
Treatments of Shortness of Breath with Asthma
If you have asthma and experience shortness of breath, your physician will likely prescribe you an inhaler to use as needed. If you frequently are experiencing these symptoms, then your physician may recommend long-term asthma medications.