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Possible link between sweat, asthma

September 9, 2008 8:14:02 AM PDT
Active people who sweat a lot could have built-in protection from asthma attacks.Researchers at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego studied people with signs of exercise-induced asthma.

The results suggest a connection between the amount of water available for sweating, and the amount secreted by the body's airways.

People who sweat less may also have drier airways, making them more likely to experience breathing problems during exercise.

 

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