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Title: How to overcome frequent coughing


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How To Overcome Frequent Coughing?
  • www.plus100years.com

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  • A cough is a common problem that occurs in all
    age groups.
  • It is defined as a sudden and repetitive reflex
    action meant to remove the mucus from throat or
    air passageways.
  • A majority of people use syrups and other
    medication.
  • But there are simple home remedies for cough.
  • These home remedies are very simple and cure the
    severity of a cough and also the duration of this
    problem.

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Types Of Cough
  • Despite its type, constant cough can be very
    irritating as well as unpleasant. If you are
    aware of the type of a cough you are suffering
    from, it will be easy for you to diagnose it
    properly. There are two types of a cough in
    general
  • Wet cough
  • Dry cough

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Causes Of Cough
  • A cough indicates some sort of irritation in the
    passage.
  • Infections of lower or upper respiratory tracts
    like colds, sinus, flu, bronchitis, measles,
    pneumonia or croup often accompany the cough.
  • Sometimes it might remain even after the
    infection goes away.

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Some of the causes of cough include
  • Smoking
  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Common cold
  • Heart failure
  • Throat disorders
  • Tuberculosis
  • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • GERD (gastro esophageal reflux disease)

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Symptoms Of Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Sputum or phlegm discharge
  • Wheezing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of appetite
  • Ear pain

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Listed below are some of the home remedies for
cough
  • Drinking lots of fluids and taking plenty of rest
    is one of the simplest methods to cure a cough
  • Another effective method is the juice of the wood
    apple. It helps to remove the mucous in the
    trachea.

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  • Onion is another common remedy for a cough.
    You can either consume it as raw or stew it to
    get relief from chest congestion.
  • It is best to avoid refrigerated foods or
    fried foods, as these will exaggerate the
    condition.

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  • Eating cabbage, bitter gourd, cucumber,
    turnip, carrots, spinach, and tomato is very
    beneficial in boosting the immunity system.
  • Consuming garlic during the night at least
    twice a week will prevent cold and a cough.

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  • Prefer drinking lukewarm water if you are
    suffering from a cough, as this will have a
    soothing effect on your throat.
  • Sucking a lemon with black pepper powder and some
    salt will help in reducing the intensity of a
    cough.
  • Dry dates boiled in milk are also beneficial for
    a cough.

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  • Keep one or two cloves in the mouth and suck
    occasionally to reduce the irritation in the
    throat.
  • Ginger is an effective home remedy for cough.
    Consume freshly grated ginger with honey to get
    relief from a cough. 

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  • Before trying, any of these home remedies for
    cough please make sure that you are not allergic
    to any of the materials used in the remedies. A
    cough is not a serious health issue. However, if
    you are taking medications for other ailments
    then, you must check for drug interactions with
    your caregiver.

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