All That Wheezes is not Asthma

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photoFinding the correct cause and most effective treatment will return the athlete to competitive form most quickly, and should be done under the guidance of a well qualified physician.

Member Case Study: Resting Heart Rate is 45

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photoSinus bradycardia is defined as a heart rate less than 55 beats per minute. Bradycardia is commonly seen in well conditioned athletes, but other circumstances can cause a slow heart rate.

Training With a Heart Valve

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photoIt's been seven months since my spare part list got longer with a new prolapsed mitral heart valve. How does this affect your times and training? I just want to compete for the fun and enjoyment.

Exercise Induced Asthma (EIA) - Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

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photoYour sports medicine physician may recommend an exercise challenge. This test involves blowing into the spirometer, exercising hard enough and long enough to cause symptoms.

Member Case Study: Mitral Valve Prolapse

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photoIs training heart rate impacted by mitral valve prolapse and if so, how do you adjust accordingly.

Member Case Study: Chest Wall Pain

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photoMost episodes start with the tearing, giving-way sensation. This is localized about 1-2 cm inside the 10th rib on the side. How I might get a long term solution to this problem?

Member Case Study: Athlete's Heart

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photoUpon releasing me from the ER, the cardiologists said that I have an athlete's heart - enlarged chambers and thickening of the walls. Should I be concerned?

Triathlon Racing with Bruised Ribs

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photoIs it possible to race with bruised ribs?

Member Case Study: Mitral Valve Regurgitation

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photoInitially most patients with mitral valve regurgitation have normal heart function. But when the heart starts to function poorly, patients will start to become more short of breath with exertion.

Member Case Study: Athlete Heart Attacks

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photoWill sustained exercise at or near maximum heart rate increase the risk of heart damage, or heart failure. Is the cardiac muscle also subject to strain and damage as other muscles?
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