Hannah Ohman has a new focus as she returns to compete in the 2018 OHSAA Track & Field State Championships tomorrow at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus. The St. Thomas Aquinas junior will be thinking about breathing from her abdomen after extensive medical testing indicates Hannah has exercise-induced hyperventilation due to vocal cord […]
For children with exercise-induced asthma, a mild case of spring fever could turn into a full-blown asthma attack if they do too much too soon when the Spring weather warms. “If your child experiences chest pain, cough, wheezing and other asthma symptoms, the first stop should be your child’s primary care provider,” said Lisa A. […]
Dr. John McBride, one of the country’s leading experts on childhood asthma, recently participated in a live, call-in radio show, “On Call for Kids,” on the Sirius XM’s Doctor Radio. The show covered everything from exercise-induced asthma and second-hand smoke to diagnosis and treatment.
This Friday marks the Opening Ceremonies for the 2014 XXII Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. I was surprised to learn from a recent study that 50 percent of these winter Olympians suffer from exercise-induced asthma and respiratory problems due to vigorous exercise in extreme temperatures.