Airway Inflammation and Swimming in Chlorinated Pools

Airway inflammation in elite swimmers. JACI, Volume 119, Issue 6, Pages 1559-1560 (June 2007)

Does chlorine-rich atmosphere in the swimming pools leads to development of airway neutrophilic inflammation in elite swimmers?

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Swimming may not increase the risk of asthma or allergic symptoms
High prevalence of asthma among elite swimmers
Swimming in indoor chlorinated pools associated with airway changes similar to mild asthma, but w/o hyperresponsiveness. JACI, 2011.
Lung function declines in volunteers after exposure to trichloramine (NCl3) in indoor pool
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