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Video: Breathing Techniques
Pursed lip breathing, huff cough and incentive spirometry are all interventions to help increase breathing capacity and improve breathing techniques. They can help children learn to better control their breathing.
Immunotherapy, also known as allergy shots, is a method of changing the immune system to decrease symptoms related to allergies. By injecting small amounts of allergens over time, immunotherapy changes the immune system, helping the body increase tolerance to these allergens.
Using an Inhaler With a Spacer or a Spacer Mask (2 Related Videos)
An inhaler is the most common way to take asthma medicine. In order to get the medicine all the way to the lungs, you need to use a spacer. If you don’t use a spacer, only about a third of the medicine gets to the lungs.
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