Asthma has been linked to obesity and the presence of the metabolic syndrome. Objective: To explore which components of the metabolic syndrome that were associated with wheezing, a main symptom of asthma. Further, to explore whether these associations were different in individuals with and without rhinitis symptoms.
Respiratory Medicine C M E, 2013, Vol 107, Issue 6, p. 816-24
Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Asthma; Biological Markers; Body Mass Index; Cholesterol, HDL; Cross-Sectional Studies; Female; Humans; Life Style; Male; Metabolic Syndrome X; Middle Aged; Obesity; Respiratory Sounds; Rhinitis; Risk Assessment; Social Class; Spain; Triglycerides; Waist Circumference; Young Adult; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't