Cough in exercise and athletes

Publication date: Available online 13 February 2019Source: Pulmonary Pharmacology &TherapeuticsAuthor(s): Louis-Philippe Boulet, Julie TurmelAbstractIn the general population, particularly in individuals with asthma, cough is a common symptom, often reported after exertion, although regular exercise may be associated with a reduction in the prevalence of cough. In athletes, exercise-induced cough is also a particularly frequent symptom. The main etiologies of cough in athletes are somewhat similar to non-athletes, including asthma/airway hyperresponsiveness, upper airways disorders such as allergic or non-allergic rhinitis, and exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction, although these conditions are more frequently observed in athletes. In these last, this symptom can also be related to the high ventilation and heat exchange experienced during exercise, particularly during exposure to cold/dry air or pollutants. However, gastroesophageal reflux, a common cause of cough in the general population, despite being highly prevalent in athletes, has not been reported as a main cause of cough in athletes. Cough may impair quality of life, sleep and exercise performance in the general population and probably also in athletes, although there are few data on this. The causes of cough should be documented through a systematic evaluation, the treatment adapted according to identified or most probable cough etiology and pattern of presentation, while respecting sports anti-doping regulati...
Source: Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research

Related Links:

This study aimed to investigate the risk of self-harm following diagnosis of different psychiatric disorders in an Asian population, through a review of inpatient records retrieved from the Hong Kong Clinical Data Analysis and Reporting System (CDARS).MethodsFor this nested case-control study, the inpatient data of people admitted for any reason to Hong Kong public hospitals, between Jan 1, 2000, and Dec 31, 2010, were extracted from CDARS. Cases were people aged 10 years or older who had been admitted to inpatient care with a first-listed record of psychiatric disorder during the study period. The seven psychiatric disord...
Source: The Lancet Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conclusion: We demonstrated the feasibility for reliable ovulation detection and prediction with high-frequency temperature data collected by a non-invasive wearable device. Significance: Traditional fertility monitoring methods are often either inaccurate or inconvenient. The wearable device and learning algorithm presented in this paper provide a user friendly and reliable platform for tracking ovulation, which may have a broad impact on both fertility research and real-world family planning.
Source: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering - Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research
Contrary to popular opinion, a new study adds to existing evidence that smoking weed may not help sleep, especially for frequent users.
Source: - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Researchers at the University of Israel assessed the sleep quality and levels of pain of 128 people over 50 being treated at a specialist clinic.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Mild normobaric hypoxia (NH) and modest exercise have multiple beneficial effects on health, but the changes in physiological function induced by NH and/or exercise remain unclear. The purpose of this investigation was to examine the specific effects of NH and/or exercise on cardiac function and myocardial structure and behavior including sleep-activity and negative geotaxis in aged Drosophila. We also assessed the survival rate of flies after hypoxia and/or exercise. One-thousand wild-type w1118 virgin female flies were randomly divided into four groups and treated with NH and/or exercise from ages 3–6 weeks. We fou...
Source: Frontiers in Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
By combining prior CDC data with heart rate and sleep measurements, Scripps developed a new disease tracking model that they say could deliver speedy and accurate estimates.
Source: mobihealthnews - Category: Information Technology Source Type: news
My uncle died last year. As physicians, we are all too familiar with death. Even if we are practicing primary care, we are touched by death and the line between life and death. That patient who had what statistically should ’ve been acid reflux, but who you found to have stomach cancer. That breastfeeding mom who […]Find jobs at  Careers by  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Physician Oncology/Hematology Source Type: blogs
This should become the number one priority in public health, writesDr Guru SinghExcellent article by Edward Bullmore in Journal (Inflammation is the new frontier in public health, 20 January). Unfortunately it does not fully explore the role of prevention. It is nowbeing proven that sleep plays a major role in repairing the body, and in particular the brain, especially from the ravages of inflammation. After all, why do we sleep?Inflammation is an essential part of our existence – it’s the way the body responds to an attack from without or within. Unfortunately this also causes damage in other areas, including ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Sleep Health Society & wellbeing Life and style Mindfulness Mental health Medical research Science Source Type: news
Authors: Augstburger E, Héron E, Abanou A, Habas C, Baudouin C, Labbé A Abstract Ischemic optic neuropathies are among the leading causes of severe visual acuity loss in people over 50 years of age. They constitute a set of various entities that are clinically, etiologically and therapeutically different. Anatomically, it is necessary to distinguish anterior and posterior forms. From an etiological point of view, the diagnosis of the arteritic form due to giant cell arteritis requires emergent management to prevent blindness and even death in the absence of prompt corticosteroid treatment. When this d...
Source: Journal Francais d Ophtalmologie - Category: Opthalmology Tags: J Fr Ophtalmol Source Type: research
Discussion Regurgitation is a passive expulsion of ingested material out of the mouth. It is a normal part of digestion for ruminants such as cows and camels. Nausea is an unpleasant abdominal perception that the person may describe as feeling ill to the stomach, or feeling like he/she is going to vomit. Anorexia is frequently observed. Nausea is usually associated with decreased stomach activity and motility in the small intestine. Parasympathetic activity may be increased causing pale skin, sweating, hypersalivation and possible vasovagal syndrome (hypotension and bradycardia). Retching or dry heaves is when there are sp...
Source: - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
More News: Acid Reflux | Allergy & Immunology | Asthma | Cough | Drugs & Pharmacology | Gastroenterology | Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease | GERD | Hay Fever | Respiratory Medicine | Sleep Disorders | Sleep Medicine | Sports Medicine