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Nitrite of amyl inhalations are useful in the early stages when the respiratory muscles are freely movable.
Inhalations of the gas are of service in pneumonia, bronchitis, heart disease, asthma, angina and other conditions accompanied by cyanosis and dyspnoea.
Inhalations of thorium emanations produced from thorium nitrate through a wash-bottle inhaler are said to have a bactericidal action in diseases of the lungs.
The patient should be instructed to seek medical advice if short-acting relief bronchodilator treatment becomes less effective or they need more inhalations than usual.
Begin by watching your breath, focusing on the natural rhythm of your inhalations and exhalations, and clearing your mind.