Exercise-induced AsthmaBr Med J 1969; 3 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.3.5670.556 (Published 06 September 1969) Cite this as: Br Med J 1969;3:556
- A. Seaton,
- Glyn Davies,
- D. Gaziano,
- R. Osborne Hughes
Tests in three patients with asthma occurring only on exertion showed that F.E.V.1 fell progressively on exercise, to reach a minimum after 10 minutes. All patients showed a striking metabolic acidosis, with an accumulation of the products of anaerobic metabolism.