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Living with asthma

Living with Asthma

Carlene Gandara Watch Carlene tell her story about living with asthma.

Learn about asthma

You might be one of almost 90,000 people in Montana who have asthma. Use the resources below to learn more about what asthma is and how asthma can be controlled. With well-controlled asthma, you can live a full, active life and experience few troubling symptoms.

What is asthma?

Learn more about asthma - Link to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

Inhaler technique - Having proper inhaler technique ensures a person with asthma is getting the medicine they need.  These videos demonstrate good inhaler technique.

Asthma videos and podcasts

Help managing asthma

Montana Asthma home visiting Program (MAP) -Free home visiting program for children in Montana with uncontrolled asthma and their families.

Other health resources

Community Programs Map - Learn about other health and exercise programs in your area.