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Using an Inhaler with a Spacer

To control asthma, you need to use your medications the right way. Some medications are inhaled using a device called a metered-dose inhaler (MDI). Metered-dose inhalers use a fine spray to dispense medication. You may be asked to use a spacer (holding tube) with your inhaler. The spacer helps make sure all the medication you need goes into your lungs. Follow these steps.

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Understanding Asthma

Asthma is a disease that affects how you breathe. When you have asthma, it can be difficult to get air in and out of your lungs.

Managing Asthma

Asthma is a disease that affects how you breathe. When you have asthma, it can be difficult to get air in and out of your lungs.

Allergic Rhinitis - View 'Allergic Rhinitis' video

Allergic rhinitis is also known as "hay fever." The symptoms can be seasonal, especially in the spring and fall, or year round. In this video, you'll learn what happens when you have allergic rhinitis and what you can do to minimize symptoms.

Your Asthma Action Plan

Your healthcare team will help you design a personal action plan. This will help you control your asthma so you can feel your best.

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