March 2001
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Mar2001, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p44
Reports that premenstrual syndrome makes exercise more difficult for women with asthma. Percentage of women who experience some worsening of their asthma symptoms before menstruation; Physiological effect of progesterone; How to alleviate asthma symptoms.


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