Exercise Induced Asthma :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Exercised Induced Asthma (EIA)

What is Exercise Induced Asthma?

  • Difficulty breathing triggered by increased activity

What causes Exercise Induced Asthma?

  • There are many factors that contribute to EIA. If you feel your child is suffering from this condition please contact your primary care provider for further evaluation.

What are the symptoms?

  • Chest tightness
  • Coughing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing
  • Fatigue
  • Decreased ability to perform or recover from activity
  • Upset stomach

When should I see a medical professional?

  • If your child is in immediate respiratory distress and having trouble breathing, seek emergency care at the nearest hospital emergency room.
  • If you are uncertain about this condition please contact your primary care provider to determine the best treatment plan
 

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