Dry cough is a common symptom, especially in the winter months. A dry cough causes the throat to feel scratchy and raw. It can be annoying, but it usually goes away on its own within a few weeks. Coughing clears the throat of mucus or other foreign material that may have entered it, such as […]
Home remedies for cough
A cough is caused by irritation of the upper respiratory tract, which may be due to a variety of factors. Cough is a symptom of some diseases, most often the common cold. It is a sudden, often dry, spasmodic expiratory effort caused by air passing through the larynx and trachea. Some of the common causes […]
Why do we Cough?
Cough is the sudden, repeated contraction of the diaphragm and other respiratory muscles, often producing a distinctive sound. A cough is often a reflexive response to abrasions or irritations in the throat, lungs and bronchi. It is the body’s way of getting rid of mucus, phlegm and other gunk that has accumulated in the lungs. […]