Take your medicines as prescribed. It is important you continue to take your medicines as prescribed, even when you are not feeling the symptoms. Remember, asthma is a chronic disease – you have it all the time irrespective of whether you feel the symptoms. Use your inhaler properly. There are several types of inhalers available in the market which can make finding the right one for you a difficult task. Consult your doctor to find the one that will best work for you. Remember that any inhaler you choose should be able to effectively get the medicine into your airway to reduce your symptoms.