17 June 2019

Dr. Claudio Pecci, managing director and medical director of the Mapei Sport Research Center in Olgiate Olona (Va), explains to us what is exertional asthma.

Thanks to him in this short video we understand how to recognize bronchial asthma and its triggering conditions, the importance of reaching an early diagnosis of the problem, to intervene with preventive therapy and, if necessary, with appropriate pharmacological treatment. For athletes, be aware that these are subject to anti-doping regulation. They must be absolutely prescribed by a specialist after documenting the actual state of exertional asthma.