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Spacer technique

Hi, hoping for help!

My nurse has told me to take four breaths in and out through my spacer for each puff of inhaler. This generally isn't a problem with my preventer but sometimes when I need my reliever I just don't seem to have enough puff to get the out breath back into the inhaler. Am I doing something wrong? Or is there an alternative technique I can use?

Thanks in advance for any tips.

Sharon

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so long as the breaths in are throught the spacer it is ok.

sarah

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Cool, thanks. Probably hasn't been helping me worrying about whether I was doing it right!

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