Are you tired of the constant need to cough or sneeze? The irritating cough that just doesn’t go away! Does it get stuck to your body when you catch the flu or causes upper respiratory infection? Most people face this allergy during change of season but it can also happen if you encounter dust, smoke or any fumes. Furthermore, coughing is your body’s only way of coping up to clear away the irritants from your body such as lungs.
We have observed that one of the most common reasons for a cough is a common cold which generally gets cleared within 10 days. The problem arises when the cough prolongs in your system and refuses to leave. It is then that you need to consult a doctor as it might be a warning sign for a serious health problem.
The problem arises when the cough prolongs in your system and refuses to leave. It is then that you need to consult a doctor as it might be a warning sign for a serious health problem. Let us discuss some reasons behind prolonged cough:
Allergies occur as a result of the immune system overreacting to a harmless substance, such as pollen or dust. Coming into contact with these substances can cause a range of symptoms, including: sneezing, stuffy or runny nose, itching, skin rashes, sore eyes, coughing.
Bronchitis directly affects your lungs causing inflammation that further leads to cough. Other symptoms include formation of mucus, headache, runny or blocked nose, fatigue and sore throat. It is important to get your lungs tested if the cough exceeds 8-10 days in your system.
Asthma is a difficult health problem to face as it causes spasm in your airways and difficulty in breathing along with prolonged cough. It is extremely troublesome as it causes shortness of breath and wheezing. It is recommended to consult a doctor to understand the underlying causes of asthma and treatment options.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is serious condition under which the acid present in your stomach reaches the esophagus (the tube that carries food from your mouth to stomach). This further causes burning sensation in the heart that reaches the throat which usually gets worse while lying down. The airways get blocked with acid that leads to nausea, breathing problems and in some cases, vomiting.
Pneumonia can be very troublesome as it infects the lungs. The small air sacs in your lungs are inflamed. It causes difficulty in breathing as lungs are not able to carry oxygen to blood. It can cause problems in everyday life due to fever, potential chest pain, nausea and shortness of breath. The inflammation causes the patient to feel cold many a times causing irritability and confusion.
You can treat your cough with Homeopathy
A proper homeopathy treatment can help in treating your cough in the long run. It boosts your metabolism and increases the system immunity. Once the immune system is treated, the chances of getting the cough back reduce automatically. It is important to treat the overall health when treating a particular ailment. Don’t wait, start your journey today!