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Navy will monitor fitness tests more closely after four recruits die within the last year

CPR-trained personnel with defibrillators must be present during a Physical Readiness Test, or PRT, and any training that involves moderate exercise must be conducted within an ambulance’s normal emergency response area, the memo mandated.

“No one should risk their life by pushing through life-threatening conditions during a PRT,” the Navy said in the memo.

Seaman recruits Kelsey Nobles, 18, and Kierra Evans, 20, both collapsed during their final physical fitness tests at Naval Station Great Lakes in Illinois — Nobles in April and Evans in February. Both were about a week from graduating.

The Navy is investigating the causes of their deaths.

The similar circumstances in the fatalities raised questions for Nobles’ father, he told an Alabama TV station at the time of her death.

“For me, I’m just like, ‘what’s wrong?’ These young people are so excited about serving their country and going into the military,” Harold Nobles told WKRG News. “Are they doing enough to check them? Does physical testing need to be more in-depth?”

Can one grow out of exercise induced asthma?

I had seasonal asthma as a child and I grew out of that, but I then developed exercise induced asthma, I am currently a 13 year-old girl and was planning on joining the navy when I am older. But, I understand that with this disadvantage that would be


I did. I had moderate asthma in my childhood and no longer have attacks.

I've also seen people make real progress re: asthma, hay fever, eczema, etc., by alternative methods. Gluten-free and casein-free diets, probiotics, environmental


You never outgrow asthma, there may be a period such as you are having now when your body has overcome it but that is temporary, it is llurking there somewhere and will be back.


I did. I had moderate asthma in my childhood and no longer have attacks.

I've also seen people make real progress re: asthma, hay fever, eczema, etc., by alternative methods. Gluten-free and casein-free diets, probiotics, environmental

How can I start running with my exercise-induced asthma?

I have exercise-induced asthma. I take Advair twice a day and a rescue inhaler immediately before exercise (as prescribed by my doctor). I want to start running and rejoin a sports team I had to quit. Any advice? I have a gym at my disposal.


I have exercise induced asthma as well. I take it pre-run as well and I carry it with me. I run about 5 miles on average a day and I take very big inhales in and hold it and let it go. Its taken me a while to get a system that works. You really just want


I have exercise induced asthma as well. I take it pre-run as well and I carry it with me. I run about 5 miles on average a day and I take very big inhales in and hold it and let it go. Its taken me a while to get a system that works. You really just want


Look most especially at the first two links. Start slow and slowly work up. In your case, always work out with a friend until you are sure your body can handle the exercise. Focus on relaxing your breathing, because getting worked up can trigger an a