- a viral respiratory infection
- emotional distress
- barometric pressure or temperature changes
- inhaling a noxious odour
- or the specific exposure to an allergen.
Symptoms and signs:
Bronchial asthma is characterised by a spasm of the mucous membrane.
In addition to asthma´s narrowing of the airway, large amounts of mucous are produced. Breathing difficulty will likely occur causing the athlete to hyperventilate, with dizziness as a result.
The attack may be initiated by coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath as well as fatigue.
Listed below are 8 Upper Respiratory Infections