Even Olympians Have Asthma | Birmingham Allergy & Asthma Specialists, P.C.
"As athletes compete in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, more than a few will be reaching for their inhaler to deal with asthma symptoms. Asthma is the most common chronic condition among Olympic athletes, according to a 2012 study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The study looked at athletes in the five Summer and Winter Olympic Games between 2002 and 2010 and found approximately 8 percent of Olympians had asthma." Read the full article here: