Exercise Induced Asthma :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Exercise Induced Asthma

Exercise induced asthma (EIA), a common, under reported condition in children, is characterized by difficulty breathing triggered by increased activity.  Children suffering from EIA may complain of chest tightness, coughing, shortness of breath, wheezing, fatigue, decreased ability to perform or recover from activity, and/or upset stomach.  There are many contributing factors to exercise induced asthma and if you think you may be suffering for exercise induced asthma please contact your primary care provider to determine the best treatment plan or for more specialized care contact Children’s Sports Medicine.

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000