Bronchitis and chronic coughs have always been hard to deal with. Well, at least until now. We are busy with everyday activities and chores, so we seem to forget to look around and see that nature has a lot to offer.
Even for these both conditions, nature comes to the rescue. However, in order to deal with them, first, you need to understand them.
This is a cough which lasts 8 weeks or even longer in some people. Moreover, with kids, the chronic cough can last up to one month in kids.
You should understand that a chronic cough is more than just a usual annoyance. Sometimes it might be hard to pinpoint the issue which is triggering this cough.
But, the most common causes are acid reflux, tobacco use, asthma and postnasal drip. The good news is that a chronic cough usually disappears once the underlying issue is treated.
Symptoms of a Chronic Cough
- Stuffy or a runny nose
- Postnasal drip – feeling a liquid running down in your throat
- A sore throat
- Frequent throat cleaning
- Shortness of breath
- Sour taste in the mouth
- Coughing up blood (rare cases)
This is actually an inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes. These tubes carry the air to the lungs.
Individuals with a bronchitis cough up discolored thickened mucus. Bronchitis might be chronic or maybe acute. Chronic bronchitis is a severe condition. This is a constant irritation of the lining of the bronchial tubes. This often occurs due to smoking.