An active lifestyle has many benefits. But a body in motion is a body at risk. Head injuries, strained or torn ligaments or broken bones – any number of injuries can occur in a split second and require immediate attention.
This section deals with some of the more common risks that go along with staying fit, how to minimize those risks, and how to prevent bad situations from becoming worse. As all athletes know, success doesn’t come without preparation, and the same is true with your health.
Exercise-induced asthma, or E.I.A., is a medical condition that occurs when the airways narrow as a result of exercise. The preferred term for this condition is exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB); exercise does not cause asthma, but is frequently an asthma trigger.Learn More