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Causes of dry cough and methods of treatment

Coughing is the body's way of cleaning the throat and respiratory tract, getting rid of objects, foreign particles, microbes, irritants, mucus, and fluids that may enter it involuntarily or involuntarily, as the irritating substances stimulate the nerves, which in turn send a message To the brain, which causes muscles in the chest, and abdomen to release air from the lungs through coughing, in order to get rid of the irritated body, and the person may recover from coughing cases on his own, with the help of some home remedies, as the occasional cough is normal and healthy, but if the cough persists For three weeks without ml improvement It is recommended that a doctor be visited, and in most cases there will be no serious cause, but in rare cases, it may be an indication of a serious disease that needs medical care and treatment, such as lung cancer or heart failure, and there are many symptoms where a person should see a doctor In the event of its appearance, such as an increase in the severity of a cough, or the appearance of lumps in the neck area, or a permanent change in the sound, or blood coming out with a cough, weight loss, or chest pain, or if the cough is accompanied by difficulty swallowing.

Causes of dry cough:
Allergies and asthma: Asthma is a pulmonary disease in which the bronchi in the lungs become susceptible to inflammation and swelling, in addition to chest tightness, shortness of breath, wheezing, and dry cough which is a distinctive symptom of asthma, which increases at night or early morning, and even people who do not suffer From asthma, people who suffer from allergies and allergic nose irritants, an allergic reaction in addition to symptoms of stuffy nose and sneezing are all factors that result in dry cough.

Pulmonary reflux disease:
Acidity is one of the causes of dry coughing that occurs when stomach acid increases in the esophagus due to a weak valve. The main symptoms are heartburn, dry cough, and chest pain.

Respiratory infections:
Dry cough is a symptom of early colds and respiratory infections and other symptoms appear, such as an escalating nose, fever, and the appearance of a viral or bacterial infection that ultimately produces green mucus.

 Infections:
Where the dry cough can last for a long time after the symptoms of asthma, pneumonia, influenza, infection, or other upper respiratory problems disappear, and a common cause of dry itching is pertussis.
Nasal fluid reflux:
It is considered one of the other common causes of dry cough, whether in children or adults. However, excessive mucus pours into the respiratory system, restraint and cough, and it may lead to a productive cough where mucus accumulates in the lower respiratory tract, and in infectious causes such as sinusitis It may be due to a lower respiratory infection.

 Weather conditions :
Cold and dry weather conditions cause irritation to the airways, and this often results in severe dry coughing. People who live in these conditions usually suffer from this problem.

air pollution :
It is another cause of dry cough and is usually associated with smog and industrial pollution, and there may be an opportunity for respiratory infections in chronic exposure to pollution and ultimately it becomes a wet cough.

Symptoms of dry cough?

  1.  Airway discomfort.
  2.  There is no mucus associated with coughing.
  3.  Feel the chest crowding.
  4.  The cough appears dry.
  5.  An unpleasant cough that occurs at night.

Natural cures for dry cough:
Steam: Urge that before you start using the medication or other treatments, you should try steam experiment to get rid of dry cough, and all you need is a bowl of boiling water and a clean towel, and try to choose an empty heat-safe bowl to put water inside and place the towel around the head and bend the head Right in front of the bowl and inhale the steam until it becomes very hot.

Honey: It is considered one of the natural remedies for dry cough, and it is a delicious solution that calms the painful throat and speeds up the healing process thanks to its strong antimicrobial properties, and works as an analgesic and antioxidant, and finds many ways to use honey to calm the dry cough, but experts recommend mixing A cup of hot milk for delightful results.

Thyme oil and camphor oil:
As thyme oil contains anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties in the respiratory system because it acts as an exothermic and soothing throat, and when you take a few drops of thyme oil, you achieve the desired effect, and camphor oil is one of the effective essential oils that are used in the treatment of dry cough, and When you mix a little coconut oil with eucalyptus oil and massage the chest with it, it definitely helps soothe the throat.

Take a hot shower:
Just like inhaling steam, hot shower creates a good effect of getting rid of dry cough, because hot water allows steam to form and thus gives dry cough disposal properties, but make sure after taking a hot bath get warm clothes or climb to blankets to avoid any exacerbation.

 Oregano:
It is considered one of the herbs that relieve discomfort due to dry cough, it is oregano, it is a delicious herb and works as a reliable solution to calm the cough, and studies show that oregano is one of the herbs that relieves you from dry cough.

Herbal tea:
There are different types of herbal teas that you can use for this purpose. For example, drink a cup of mint, lavender, green tea, and banana tea and to increase their taste, add one tablespoon of honey.
Turmeric:
It is considered one of the most effective antibiotics for the treatment of dry itching and works as an antioxidant as it contains curcumin, which makes it a powerful component in the treatment of various diseases, and you can prepare 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper and turmeric powder into a cup of warm milk and a tablespoon of honey to mix the mixture together Using a spoon, preferably daily to get rid of cough completely.

carrots :
As it contains a high percentage of nutrients, it is full of vitamin A, dietary fiber, vitamin C, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium, protein, iron, preparing carrot juice and sweetening with honey and eating this juice three or four times daily.

Aniseed seeds: A cup of water is immersed with the addition of crushed aniseed seeds to the water and the mixture is allowed to boil on low heat for 30 minutes, then filter the aniseed seeds over a low heat and let it cool on its own. You can eat the mixture once a week and store the rest of it for 2-3 months.

Onions and Lemons: You peel the onions to get onion juice, and also prepare lemon juice, pour the mixture into a cup of water, and leave the cup to boil for 2-3 minutes. And raise it from the temperature after it is added about one tablespoon of honey after it cools and drink one cup of this mixture three times until you feel comfortable.

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