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03:33 PM | 10-05-2021

How to get rid of cough?

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12:53 PM | 11-05-2021

Hello user,

Possible reasons for chronic cough and cold 

This chronic cough and cold may be due to some infection or due to some allergy or due to acid reflux or due to sinuses problem. 

What can be done?

Ginger
It has anti inflammatory properties and hence is effective in cough.Add ginger paste to warm water and have this drink twice or thrice a day.

Take steam

Boil some water ,keep it in a big bowl and lean over the bowl,then cover your head with towel.Take steam this way once or twice a day.

Gargle with salt water

Mix salt in warm water and gargle with this water 4-5times a day.

Stay hydrated 

Staying hydrated is also important to get relief from cough and cold.Have fruit juices at room temperature, have coconut water. 

Some hot drinks that will give relief include-

  • Warm water
  • Herbal tea
  • Decaffeinated black tea

Diet

Avoid foods that cause allergy or acid reflux.Some are-

  • Caffeinated drinks
  • Carbonated drinks 
  • Alcohol
  • Spices and spicy foods 
  • Fried foods
  • Oily foods. 

Precautions 

  • Wash your hands regularly. 
  • Avoid stress 
  • Take proper sleep of 7-9hours.
  • Avoid contact with infected people. 
  • Don't share utensils, towel, clothes with anyone. 

Thank you 


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