Asthma Sufferers Reveal Condition Affects Sex Life

By Staff Writer | Feb 17, 2017 06:18 AM EST

It turns out that Asthma is more than just a chronic illness that affects the sufferers' bronchial tubes. It now reveals that people who are struggling from the condition are also prone to not enjoying their sexual lives.

As cited by BBC news via Asthma UK, it was revealed that many asthma sufferers are experiencing an ordeal on how the affliction is affecting their sex lives. The report added that over 68 percent of people that are experiencing asthma have shared that the condition is directly affecting this physical activity. Meanwhile, the charity which released the report has also shared that this circumstance in which asthma is affecting their sexual lives may be a sign that the sufferers do not have the condition under control. The firm has likewise suggested that the sufferers should attempt to seek medical advice to better their condition.

On the other hand, the firm has also reported that nearly 46 percent of the people who responded to the survey have expressed that they would be more sexually confident had they not been experiencing asthma. The survey has noted that just under 15 percent has expressed that the ailment contributed to their relationships ending. One of the respondents has shared that their relationship was finished due to an asthma attack that ended in an ambulance.

A fraction of the survey has also shared that they have been admitted to a hospital due to an asthma attack that was triggered by an orgasm while the others have revealed that oral sex is triggering them an attack as it affects their breathing capabilities.

For the uninitiated, Asthma is a chronic condition where the bronchial tubes are either narrowed or inflamed or both. Asthma sufferers can experience severe reaction when they are exposed to triggers or specific substances, as per American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

Asthma UK is currently encouraging everyone to speak out on the prevailing condition and spread awareness on how the condition can affect relationships. For people who would like to seek help or speak to nurses, they can visit this link.

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