Airway Hyperresponsiveness Is Negatively Associated with Obesity or Overweight Status in Patients with Asthma

International Archives of Allergy and Immunology, 06/01/2012

Obesity is a risk factor for asthma in the general population, but obesity in asthmatic patients is negatively correlated with the intensity of AHR and is not related to asthma severity. Obesity is positively related with the prevalence of wheezing but negatively related to AHR in asthmatic patients.

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