I completed my first marathon in april. For about a week afterwards my chest felt very tight and I felt as though it was an effort to inhale. I put this down to the extra effort it took to complete the marathon as I had never experienced anything like this before in races or in training. This feeling gradually went away and then only returned after I had been for a run. Most runs are now ok but I do still occasionally get a feeling of tightness in my chest after a run (I don't feel breathless or wheezy during a run). Could this be exercise-induced asthma (although I thought this came on during not after exercise!).
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