Asthma is a lung condition that causes wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness. Exercise-induced asthma (EIA) is a form of asthma that some people have during or after physical activity.
How Does It Occur?
In a person with asthma, the small airways of the lungs go into spasm or constrict. In exercise-induced asthma, this can occur: