Prevention of Exercise-Induced Asthma

Annette F. Racaniello, E. Neil Schachter, Steven Brown, Majorie Lee, Harvey Gerhard

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To the Editor: A letter from Dr. Daman in the July 27 issue of the Journal described methods to diminish exercise-induced asthma that had previously been shown to occur in a 34-year-old atopic man who had never before presented with asthma. However, Dr. Daman failed to mention some of the more important aspects of diminishing exercise-induced asthma. Free range running for periods of six minutes or more has been shown to be the most potent stimulus of exercise-induced asthma in the majority of persons tested.12 Two distinct effects of running have been documented. Short durations of exercise (one to two.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1193-1194
Number of pages2
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number21
StatePublished - 23 Nov 1978
Externally publishedYes


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