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What are the best home remidies for dry cough?

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Asked by jafar, 19 Dec '12 12:35 am
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Drink a glass of warm lemon water
Answered by lenka kishor, 19 Dec '12 02:04 pm

 
  
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Sit down in a comfortable position, preferably at an ordinary table on a straight chair. While having the bout of coughing, try your best to relax and at the end of your usual exhalation, pinch your nose and hold your breath (the mouth should be closed all the time) until you experience moderate discomfort.

If you cannot hold your breath due to severe coughing, pinch your nose and keep your mouth closed while coughing without any air exchange. Why? Your goal is to increase the CO2 content in your airways so that you calm down the cough-receptor cells that become irritated due to several mechanical and biochemical factors during acute coughing bouts, and also as a result of long term asthma. These nerve cells stimulate the breathing centre in the brain both to initiate and to continue coughing.

After the breath hold, when you get a moderate or distinctive desire to take a breath, take only a small (or short) inhalation (one small sniff) and do it only through your nose. After thi ...more
Answered by iqbal seth, 19 Dec '12 06:45 am

 
  
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Honey ,drink warm water, ginger zest
Answered by Admn, 19 Dec '12 12:38 am

 
  
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