For coughs, grate a clove of garlic and mix with honey.
Lingering coughs or coughing up blood should be treated by a trained practitioner.
In the cough of phthisis minute doses are of service, but in this particular disease morphine is frequently better replaced by codeine or by heroin, which checks irritable coughs without the narcotism following upon the administration of morphine.
Jessi covered her mouth but ended up faking an outburst of coughs to keep from laughing out loud.
The study showed that an ingredient of chocolate called theobromine was more effective at stopping persistent coughs than the leading cough medicine codeine.
The product is used to soothe tickly, dry coughs, and helps to unblock a stuffy nose.
An uncontrolled study using cupping to relieve coughs reported a curative response in 35 of 41 patients.
menthol crystals added to hot water to form an inhalation helps nasal blockage and relieves coughs.
Usnea also contains mucilage, which may be helpful in easing irritating coughs.
Children who smoke are more susceptible to coughs and increased phlegm, wheeziness and shortness of breath than those who do not smoke.
spasmodic coughs as well as for bronchitis.
Another sharp turn of the starting handle and the single cylinder, 700cc engine splutters, coughs and bursts into life.
sumo (wrestling)n ashtray that coughs, or an inflatable sumo suit?
Thyme has a long history of use in Europe for the treatment of dry, spasmodic coughs as well as for bronchitis.
An infant who grimaces during stimulation might be given a one, while an infant who cries and/or coughs during stimulation may be given a two.
Their sinuses clear up, headaches and coughs disappear.
Licorice is an effective herb for relieving coughs, sore throats and stomach ailments.
Coughs and sore throats are the most common ailments slippery elm is used to treat.
The Hyland's Homeopathic Remedy Chest contains 29 different remedies to treat everything from headaches to coughs and colds.
Coughs are also helped by the juice form and should lessen, if not stop completely, after taking echinacea for several days.
Windflower is commonly used on women and children to treat infection, colds and coughs, particularly if the symptoms get worse at night.
In a classroom, arrange that when someone coughs or stretching his/her hands up, the whole class will drop a pencil at the same time.
His activity level has decreased and he just lies there and coughs.
As a result, your dog is able to bring up more phlegm when he coughs, and phlegm removal is essential to helping him feel better.
The dog may have coughing spasms as though trying to clear his lungs, but these coughs are usually not productive.
I can sing fairly well and dance very well, but I tried both on this demo and...(coughs)...
In many cases of choking, particularly in adults, the individual actively coughs and is able to expel the foreign object with no assistance or medical attention.
The name comes from a typical cough which starts with a deep inhalation, followed by a series of quick, short coughs that continues until the air is expelled from the lungs, and ends with a long shrill, whooping inhalation.
Children often have frequent sore throats when they wake up in the morning, sinus infections, bronchitis, and dry coughs.
Coughs are generally described as either dry or productive.
Formal statistics on coughs are not maintained.
Virtually all persons will experience coughs several times each year throughout their lives.
Individuals such as smokers, who have chronic coughs, should consult a doctor if the nature of their cough changes or they produce blood when they cough.
However, cough medicines may be given if the person cannot rest because of the cough or if the cough is not productive, as is the case with most coughs associated with colds or flu.
The two types of drugs used to treat coughs are antitussives and expectorants.
Coughs due to bacterial or viral upper respiratory infections may be effectively treated with botanical and homeopathic therapies.
Others recommend hot tea flavored with honey as a temporary home remedy for coughs caused by colds or flu.
Various vitamins, such as vitamin C, or minerals, such as zinc, may be helpful in preventing or treating conditions (including colds and flu) that lead to coughs.
Because the majority of coughs are related to the common cold or influenza, most will end in seven to 21 days.
The outcome of coughs due to a more serious underlying disease depends on the pathology of that disease.
Persons with coughs should be sure to maintain balanced and healthy diets.
Parents of children over five years of age must accept the fact that their children are likely to acquire coughs and related illnesses from schoolmates.
Ancient Sumerian and Egyptian medical texts dated as early as 4000 B.C. mention the opium poppy (Papaver somniferum) as the source of a milky fluid (opium latex) that could be given to relieve coughs and insomnia as well as ease pain.
Codeine is often effective in relieving severe coughs and is a common ingredient in prescription cough mixtures.
It is an extremely contagious infection, spread through the tiny droplets that may spray into the air when an individual carrying the virus sneezes or coughs.
A person may be exposed to meningitis bacteria when someone with meningitis coughs or sneezes.
Guaifenesin is not meant to be used for coughs associated with asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or smoking.
It also should not be used for coughs that are producing a large amount of mucus.
Coughs that last more than seven days or are associated with fever, rash, sore throat, or lasting headache should have medical attention.
There is no good evidence either for or against the use of over-the-counter products for treatment of coughs.
Expectorants are for use only in coughs with mucus production, sometimes called productive coughs.
They are of no value in coughs without mucus, sometimes called dry coughs or non-productive coughs.
They then exhale in short puffs or coughs.
The bacteria that causes TB, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, is transmitted by droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
They are meant to be used only to relieve dry, hacking coughs associated with colds and flu.
They should not be used to treat coughs that bring up mucus or the chronic coughs associated with smoking, asthma, emphysema, or other lung problems.
Heroin, which is not approved for medicinal use in the United States, and codeine have been widely used to stop coughs.
These compounds, in addition to relieving coughs, also relieve pain, cause sedation, and are addictive.
Dextromethorphan is used for the temporary relief of coughs caused by minor throat and bronchial irritation such as may occur with common colds or with inhaled irritants.
Dextromethorphan is not meant to be used for coughs associated with asthma, chronic bronchitis, or other lung conditions.
It should not be used for coughs that produce mucus.
When an infected person coughs, sneezes, or speaks, tiny fluid droplets containing the virus are expelled.
Eucalyptus has many qualities including the ability to relieve asthma, coughs, sinusitis, pneumonia and bronchitis.
Like all influenza strains, H1N1 spreads through direct human contact, including through sneezes and coughs as well as picking up the virus from infected surfaces and then touching your nose or mouth.
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