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Exercise Breathing Issues
Care For Exercises Induced Breathing Issues In Games and Practices
Issues, when the do occur happen approximately 15 minutes after the individual starts to exercise. The symptoms include:
The closest qualified person needs to instantly rush to the individual to get them to calm down and breath slowly (parents are not a qualified person unless they are a qualified medical professional, EMT or know what the condition is and what to do).
If in a game calmly yell to the referee that you have a player who can't catch their breath. Don't yell in a panic to the referee because your player may then panic more making the breathing issue worse.
Most referees will wave you on instantly. If they don't hear you or wave you onto the field instantly go to the player immediately if they appear to be in distress.
Multiple Episodes of Breathing Issues In Games And Practices
EIB episodes are transient and are often triggered by a weakened immune system, something in the air, etc. and never happen again. EIA episodes are recurring and often treated with an inhaler or medication.
If a player has recurring attacks their parents / guardians should take them in for a medical checkup and medications if they are needed to avoid future attacks.
Avoiding Breathing Issues In Games And Practices
Breathing problems in games can largely be avoided by: