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COUGH CLEARA SYRUP has the following salts in its composition

 1) Ambroxol (NA)  2) Guaifenesin (NA)  3) Menthol (NA)  4) Terbutaline

Uses Of COUGH CLEARA SYRUP

Uses Of Salt: Ambroxol (NA)

Ambroxol is used for treating respiratory diseases related to excessive or viscid mucus. It reduces the adhesion of mucus to bronchial wall, thus improves its transport and protects against infection.

Ambroxol is commonly used in cough syrups.

Uses Of Salt: Guaifenesin (NA)

Guaifenesin is and expectorant, used for treating cough or congestion caused by:

It helps in loosening the congestion in chest or throat. It is not used for treating coughs caused due to smoking, or long term breathing problems like chronic bronchitis. 

Uses Of Salt: Menthol (NA)

Menthol is derived from pennyroyal, eucalyptus, and peppermint. It has many health benefits and is used both topically as well as take orally. Some uses of menthol are:

  • Pain reliever (in case of minor pains from arthritis or other reasons)
  • Treats gastrointestinal problems like bloating, gas, irritable bowel syndrome, colic and indigestion
  • Relieve inflammation and itching caused due to hives and dermatitis (topical use)
  • Treats asthma, cold, flu, bronchitis and other respiratory problems (oral intake)

The above list is only indicative, not exhaustive.

Uses Of Salt: Terbutaline

Terbutaline is used for:

  • Relieving symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, COPD
  • Delaying preterm labour (up to 48 hours)

Side Effects Of COUGH CLEARA SYRUP

Side Effects Of Salt: Ambroxol (NA)

Mild gastrointestinal side effects might occur temporarily.  

Side Effects Of Salt: Guaifenesin (NA)

Guaifenesin usually doesn’t cause much of side effects. However, some people may experience the following till their body adjusts to the medication:

  • Stomach ache
  • Dizziness
  • Rashes
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea 

Side Effects Of Salt: Menthol (NA)

Some of the common side effects are:

  •  Skin irritation, allergic reactions and rashes (in case of topical use)
  • Burning sensation or worsened gastrointestinal pain(in case of oral use)

Side Effects Of Salt: Terbutaline

Common side effects of Terbutaline are:

  • Nervousness, anxiety
  • Tachycardia, tremors
  • Hypokalemia
  • Headache
  • Hypotension
  • Hyperglycemia

Contraindications Of COUGH CLEARA SYRUP

Contraindications Of Salt: Ambroxol (NA)

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Gastric ulceration
  • First trimester of pregnancy
  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome (a life threatening skin disorder)
  • Stomach ulcer
  • Any liver or kidney disease

Contraindications Of Salt: Guaifenesin (NA)

Pl. inform your doctor if you have/ had any of the following conditions:

  • Asthma
  • Severe heart disease
  • Uncontrollable hypertension
  • Liver disease
  • Diabetes

Contraindications Of Salt: Menthol (NA)

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Bile-duct obstruction, liver damage
  • Gallstones, gallbladder inflammation
  • Acid reflux
  • Diabetes
  • Blood pressure

Contraindications Of Salt: Terbutaline

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Any heart disease like abnormal heartbeat, high blood pressure
  • Seizures
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Low blood potassium level

What Is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

A person affected by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) finds it difficult to breathe.Prolonged smoking damages the lungs.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a combination of two diseases:

  • Chronic bronchitis means the airways that take air to the lungs (bronchial tubes) become inflamed and produces more mucus. As a result of this, the airways become narrow, and breathing process gets complicated.
  • Emphysema is a condition in which the air sacs get damaged and cannot stretch.  Usually, the air sacs in lungs stretch like balloons. Due to emphysema the air that travels in and out of the lungs become slow and leads to breathing shortage.
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease worsens over the time and the damage caused to lungs cannot be reversed. But you can act quickly to prevent further damage and make yourself comfortable while breathing. 

What Is Cough

A cough is referred to as tussis as well. It is a spontaneous reflex, which many animals and human have. The purpose of a cough is to clean the breathing passage and throat of the mucus, fluids, irritants, microbes, and foreign particles. In a cough, lungs expel the air rapidly.

A cough can be a deliberate or an involuntary action. A cough often gets cleared without any medicines, but sometimes people take cough syrups to soothe the irritation caused by a cough. But some of the coughs can be a symptom of serious illness.

Cough reflexes can be classified into three phases:

  • An inhalation that means breathing in.
  • Pressure is increased in the lungs and the throat with the closed vocal cords.
  • On the opening of the vocal cords, the person may experience a sudden expulsion of air that creates the characteristic cough sound.
  • When someone coughs abnormally, then it may be a symptom of a certain disease. Some of the coughs can be caused due to contagious diseases such as common cold. Some of the causes can be non- infectious as well. 

What Is Common cold

The common cold is simply referred to as cold as well. The common cold is a contagious disease caused by viruses. It occurs in the upper part of the respiratory tract which affects mainly the nose. The body parts that may get affected by common cold are voice box, sinus, and throat. Symptoms and signs of the common cold may start to appear within two days after the exposure to the virus.The common cold is accompanied by a headache, sneezing, runny nose, sore throat, coughing and sometimes fever as well. Generally, it might take a week to 10 days in the recovery. Some of the symptoms can stay even for three weeks. When the symptoms of common cold worsen, it can turn into Pneumonia.

The force of around 200 viruses is involved for causing the common cold. A virus known as rhinovirus is the most prevalent cause of common cold. Common cold vaccines are not yet available. The antidote of the common cold is also not yet made but relieve to the patients can be provided by treating the symptoms.

In humans, the common cold is one of the most reoccurring infectious diseases. Averagely, an adult may suffer from cold from a couple of times to four times in a year. Cold occurs mainly in winters. 

What Is Acute Bronchitis

Acute bronchitis often referred to as chest cold, is an inflammation of the bronchial tubes.

Bronchial tubes are the airways which carry oxygen from the trachea (windpipe) to the lungs and carbon dioxide back from the lungs to the windpipe. When the bronchial tubes get infected by virus or bacteria, the swell and produce mucus. This mucous causes a cough in the infected person.

Bronchitis can be acute or chronic.

In acute bronchitis, the patient is sick for week and symptoms last for 1-2 weeks. It comes quickly and is usually self-limiting.

In chronic bronchitis, the patient has recurrent episodes of a cough and can last for a long time. A cough is accompanied with mucus for almost up to three months in a year, and it may take around two years to recover fully.

What Is Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/ GORD)

 GORD occurs when there is an abnormal amount of stomach acid that leaks back into the oesophagus, leading to symptoms and possible damage to the lining of the oesophagus. There are different causes for GORD, but usually, there is some impairment of the functioning of the lower oesophageal sphincter (LES). This sphincter connects the oesophagus to the stomach, and contracts to prevent reflux of stomach contents into the oesophagus during and after eating.

If GORD is not treated, the damaged cells in the oesophagus can change into different cell types than normally found in the oesophagus. This condition is called Barrett’s oesophagus. If this is left untreated, it can progress to oesophageal cancer.

GORD can be diagnosed with specific tests:

If GORD is suspected, gastroscopy is usually the first investigation performed.  A flexible tube with a camera lens is “swallowed” and allows the doctor to visualise the oesophagus and stomach. Stomach ulcers can also be excluded during the same procedure. The doctor will usually take a piece of oesophageal tissue (called a biopsy) and test it to see if there are any abnormal cells (Barrett’s oesophagus) or malignant cells. The biopsy may also show some yeast like Candida Albicans or bacteria like H.Pylori present in the oesophageal tissue that will need treatment.

Monitoring of the oesophagus’ pH over twenty-four hours can also be performed to assess for abnormal spikes of acid (low pH).

Manometry measures the pressure inside the oesophagus as well as the sphincter's contraction.

Radiological procedures such as a barium swallow (swallowing of a contrast medium while taking an X-ray) can also be performed to assess sphincter functionality and exclude any narrowing or masses in the oesophagus.

White men are more at risk for oesophageal cancer than any other population group. GORD is more prevalent in patients over the age of

40 years.

What Is Hives

It is also known as Urticaria. This causes red, itchy, raised welts and bumps on the skin that appears in various shapes and sizes. This is a very common disease in which rashes appear all over the body. These hives flare up suddenly and this disease is increased by extreme heat and cold. Antihistamines are the best treatment for this disease.

What Is Pain

Pain is an unpleasant sensation caused by an injury or illness disrupting the quality of life. It can be physical, mental or emotional. Pain can be in any specific part of the body or can be in the whole body in case of illness.

In medical terms, pain is described as a symptom of an underlying condition. This pain can be due to variety of diseases or conditions ranging from acute to chronic. The pain is a warning sign to protect the body from any bigger damage.

Pain is classified into 3 categories;

  • Acute pain: This lasts for a period of time less than 30 days. Usually, it improves as the healing process is completed.
  • Chronic pain: It lasts for more than 6 months or beyond the expected time of healing.
  • Cancer pain: It may occur by the tumors in the body or treatment procedures. This pain may persist long after the treatment has ended such as after chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

In this article, we shall be talking about acute pain mainly.

What Is Asthma

  • Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition of the airways in the lungs. Asthma can either be allergic (most common) or non-allergic.
  • Allergic asthma is due to an allergic response known as a type 1 hypersensitivity reaction. People with asthma’s airways are hypersensitive to certain triggers. The allergic reaction causes narrowing of the small airways and leads to "air trapping" (known as an obstructive airway disease)
  • There are different types of asthma- childhood onset asthma (usually before the age of 5), adult-onset asthma, exercise-induced asthma and aspirin induced asthma. Some asthma is known as seasonal asthma and occurs only at certain times of the year, usually with the changing of seasons such as during autumn or spring.
  • Asthma is diagnosed with lung function tests. A spirometer or a PEFM (Peak Expiratory Flow Meter) is used in conjunction with a bronchodilator. The meter is used to assess your lung function before and after inhaling a fast-acting bronchodilator. A diagnosis of asthma is made when there is an improvement in lung function of more than 20% (PEFM) or more than 12%(when using a spirometer) after the bronchodilator is inhaled.
  • Asthma is diagnosed when a patient has suggestive symptoms and a positive bronchodilator test.

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What Are The Symptoms Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease symptoms never appear till the lung gets damaged to some extent. But once it starts getting affected, the deterioration will happen quickly. Especially continuous smoking will worsen the condition. The main symptom of chronic bronchitis indicates a daily cough and formation of mucus (sputum) every three months in a year for more than two years consistently.

More Symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease are as follows: 

  • Breath shortness particularly at the time of doing physical activities.
  • Gasping for breath.
  • Tightness felt in the Chest.
  • Regular cleaning of the throat due to the formation of mucus in the lungs.
  • White, yellow, or green coloured mucus produced at the time of coughing.
  • Fingernail beds and lips become blue.
  • Repeated respiratory attack.
  • Fatigue.
  • Unexplained weight loss (in later stages).
  • Leg, feet or ankle swells.

People suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease also experience exacerbations, meaning some days symptoms get worse than other days and last for many days.Some sudden trigger can worsen the disease and may lead to the chronic condition.

What Are The Symptoms Of Cough

Some of the symptoms that are accompanied with the cough are as follows:

  • A cough is accompanied with a stuffy and a runny nose.
  • One may frequently keep clearing the throat.
  • Hoarseness in voice.
  • Wheezing and difficulty in breathing.
  • One may feel swallowing difficult or may suffer from the cough while swallowing.
  • In some cases, blood is witnessed while coughing.
  • Soreness in the throat is felt.
  • Sometimes body temperature may also increase.
  • Night sweats.

What Are The Symptoms Of Common cold

After the exposure to the virus, the symptoms may occur in few days. Certain symptoms and signs of the common cold are as followed:

  • Stuffy or a runny nose.
  • Soreness in the throat is felt.
  • Regular coughing.
  • Congestion is experienced in the chest.
  • A mild headache and slight body pain may occur.
  • Continuous sneezing is experienced in some of the cases.
  • A little temperature rise of the body can occur.
  • Feeling of general sickness may be felt.
  • The nose may discharge green or yellow, thicker mucus.
  • Breaths become shorter.
  • Wheezing.
  • Pain in the sinus.
  • Pain in the ear can be experienced.
  • Eyes and eyelids may become heavy.
  • Extreme fussiness may occur.
  • Unusual drowsiness is experienced.
  • Loss of appetite can also be of the symptoms of common cold.
  • Certain complicated symptoms that may occur along the common cold:

There are fewer chances of such complications but sometimes cold gets worse and reaches to one’s ears, sinuses, or chest.

  • Ear infection: The main signs of ear infection are yellow or green nasal discharge and aching ears. It commonly occurs in small children.
  • Sinusitis: When a common cold stays for a longer period then the chances of sinusitis increases. Symptoms of sinusitis may include infected and inflamed sinuses.
  • Asthma: Wheezing or difficulty in breathing may be provoked by a common cold.
  • Chest infection: Infections like bronchitis and pneumonia can be caused by prolonged common cold.
  • Strep throat: Common cold is accompanied by strep throat infection. In this condition, throat becomes sore along with coughing.

What Are The Symptoms Of Acute Bronchitis

Acute bronchitis is contagious and spreads from person to person.  Symptoms include:

  • High-grade fever, a runny nose.
  • Initial dry cough, which later changes to wet cough with mucous.
  • Sneezing, watery eyes.
  • Congestion in the nose.
  • Head ache, a sore throat.
  • Wheezing, tiredness.
  • Body pain.
  • Complications include high-grade fever, breathlessness, chest pain and pneumonia.

You can notice that the mucous changes in colour from white to green and then to yellow. It just means that your immune system is trying to fight off the infection.

What Are The Symptoms Of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/ GORD)

If you suffer from GORD, you may have some of the typical symptoms. Heartburn is the commonest complaint. You may have pain after eating or during swallowing (referred to as “dysphagia”). Sometimes it may feel as though the food “gets stuck” just to the bottom of your sternum(breastbone). You make wake up with the taste of acid in the mouth (“waterbrash”), due to stomach acid reflux while lying down.

Some people may have atypical symptoms caused by GORD. Atypical symptoms may include:

  • Chronic irritating cough
  • Hoarse voice due to acid reflux affecting the vocal chords
  • Retrosternal chest pain (pain behind the breastbone) due to spasm of the LES when swallowing food.

What Are The Symptoms Of Hives

The disease hives have many certain symptoms which can be seen and observed very easily. In this disease, symptoms keep on appearing and disappearing but chronic hives can have symptoms for months. Here are the most common ones: -

  • Raised itchy bumps.
  • Either red or skin coloured rashes.
  • Dizziness & Wheezing.
  • Swelling of the face and lips.
  • Hives on reproductive organs.

What Are The Symptoms Of Pain

There are no as such symptoms of pain as pain itself is a symptom of an underlying condition.

Symptoms of chronic pain are:

  • Pain that does not go away after recovery from disease or injury.
  • Pain causing stiffness or discomfort.

What Are The Symptoms Of Asthma

  • Symptoms of asthma are typically a wheezy or "tight" chest, shortness of breath and recurrent or persistent coughing that is worse at night and early mornings. Coughing or tight chest are often also present after exercise.
  • Exercise-induced asthma typically only produces symptoms after exercise. 

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What Are The Causes Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Some of the  factors that may cause Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease are as follows:

Tobacco Smoking causes Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in developed countries. But in the developing countries, along with smoking, fumes also from burning fuel in homes and industries lead to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Up to twenty to thirty percent of persistent smokers develop clinically apparent Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Most of the smokers with smoking histories for many years might produce a reduction in lung function.  Some of them develop a less frequent lung conditions. Without thorough evaluation, it’s hard to diagnose Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Know how lungs get affected

Via two large tubes called bronchi, the air travels down into the windpipe called trachea. The tubes get further divided into many branches like tree branches inside the lungs. The smaller tubes called as (bronchioles) and they end in a collection of tiny air sacs called alveoli.

The alveoli have a thin wall made up of small blood vessels called capillaries. The oxygen passes through the capillaries and reaches the bloodstream during the inhaling process. Simultaneously, the carbon dioxide comes out during the exhaling process.

The natural flexibility of the air sacs and bronchial tubes pushes air out of the body.  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease makes the air sacs and tubes lose their flexibility. This leads to some air getting trapped in the lungs while exhaling.

Lack Of Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Protein

Close to one percent of the population gets affected by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease may result due to the inherited disorder. The lowering level of alpha-1-antitrypsin protein happens due to a genetic disorder. Liver prepares the Alpha-1-antitrypsin and secretes into the bloodstream. Thereby, protect the lungs. Lack of Alpha-1-antitrypsin protein will affect not only the liver but also the lungs. Such damage affects both children and adults due to passive smoking.

For adults with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease due to lack of Alpha-1-antitrypsin protein can be treated the same way others get treatment for the disease. Along with that replacing Alpha-1-antitrypsin protein can protect lungs from further damage.

What Are The Causes Of Cough

  • Asthma: People with asthma attack can frequently lead to cough-related problems. Some are inflicted with such complications due to various respiratory infections.
  • Upper Airway Cough Syndrome (UACS): After one’s nose generates excessive mucus, it goes down to the throat, causing cough.
  • Bronchitis: Bronchitis is an issue that causes inflammation in the bronchial tubes. This issue further triggers a cough due to the production of coloured sputum.
  • Tuberculosis
  • Pollution, smoking
  • Flu, certain allergies

What Are The Causes Of Common cold

  • The common cold is the infection causes in the upper-respiratory tract. It is caused by the attack of the viruses. It is a myth that not wearing enough cloth in winters or cold weather causes the cold. Some of the ways one can catch infections are as follows:
  • Exposure to the virus by touching any contaminated object like cell phone remote controls, laptops, etc. or any virus containing surface like door knobs, taps, etc.
  • Close contact with an infected person.
  • Using the personal belongings of a person suffering from the common cold like the towel, clothes, etc.
  • A mild infection may be caused in adults by three types of viruses responsible foe cold. However, in old people, children, and individuals with a weak immune system it can cause serious lower respiratory tract problem. Also, patients with heart and lung diseases, asthmatic patients, and premature babies are at a higher risk of getting the complications like pneumonia and bronchitis. 

What Are The Causes Of Acute Bronchitis

Acute bronchitis occurs more frequently in children and elderly people. However, all age groups are at risk of getting this disease.

  • The main cause of this infection is a respiratory virus. Around 10% of cases are caused by a bacterial infection. Other factors which might increase the risk of an infection are:
  • It is more common in the winter months.
  • Repeated exposure to other persons with bronchitis or the common cold.
  • People with a previous condition of upper respiratory tract infection may also get acute bronchitis.
  • Exposure to dust, pollutants, chemical fumes, etc.
  • Inhaling cigarette smoke.
  • Failure to take vaccinations against diseases like whooping cough, pneumonia, and flu.
  • Weakened immunity system makes it easy for viruses to cause infections.

What Are The Causes Of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/ GORD)

GORD is most often caused by a lowered tone in the lower oesophageal sphincter (LES)

Factors/Causes that affect the functioning of the LES:

  • Hiatus hernias
  • Raised intra-abdominal pressure due to pregnancy, intra-abdominal masses, obesity or being overweight
  • Pregnancy: Progesterone lowers the tone of the oesophageal sphincter, as well as the combination of increased abdominal pressure

Factors that reduce the tone of the LES:

  • Progesterone
  • Caffeine
  • Alcohol
  • Chocolate
  • Peppermint
  • Delayed emptying of the stomach called gastroparesis will also contribute to GORD. This may occur in patients with diabetes or other abnormalities of digestion.

Medications that can contribute to the development of GORD:

  • NSAIDS (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories)
  • Blood pressure treatments such as calcium channel blockers(CCB)

What Are The Causes Of Hives

Hives occur when the body reacts to an allergen and this releases some chemicals from under the skin. The chemical causes inflammation and burning sensation causing hives.

Common causes of this disease are: -

  • Intestinal Parasites
  • Extreme temperature and cold
  • Transmission from pets
  • Water on the skin
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Factors like exercise and sun exposure
  • Certain medications

What Are The Causes Of Pain

Pain can be caused due to several known or unknown conditions. These include:

  • Illness, injury, surgery
  • Trauma, stress
  • Hunger
  • Wrong sitting or sleeping postures
  • Chronic diseases

What Are The Causes Of Asthma

  • Mostly asthma starts in childhood and is often outgrown in early adulthood. Some asthmatics may, however, need treatment lifelong.
  • Asthma has a strong genetic component and is part of the so-called "atopic triad" in childhood which includes allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis (eczema) and asthma.
  • Early insult to a child's lungs such as neonatal pneumonia or bronchitis may play a role in developing asthma later.
  • People with asthma have individual triggers. These triggers are commonly sensitivities to house-dust mites, grass, pollen, animal dander, dairy, wheat, nuts and soy products. Chest infections, cold air or air pollution can also trigger an attack.
  • Adult onset starts in the early twenties. There is speculation about possible causes; genetics, smoking and a history of allergies seem to play the biggest part. It affects females more than males.
  • Asthma can be caused/ triggered due to any of the following reasons:

                 1. Airborne substances like pollen, dust mites, pet dander or particles of cockroach waste.

                 2. Respiratory infections such as common cold

                 3. Exercise-induced asthma

                 4. Cold air

                 5. Air pollutants like smoke

                 6. Certain medications including beta blockers, aspirin, ibuprofen  and naproxen

                 7. Strong emotions, stress

                 8. Foods which contain Sulphites and preservatives

                 9. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Asthma is a combination of environmental and genetic factors, as many people live in same conditions. Still, some people get asthma and some don’t.

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What Are The Worst Foods For Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Some of the food items and nutrients that should be cut down from one’s diet if he/she is suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease are as follows:

  • Avoid Salt

More sodium in diet will lead to retention of water in the body and disturbs the breathing pattern. Reduce salt intake directly and indirectly. Use more unsalted spices and herbs. Check the food label before buying any canned food. Limit sodium to 300 – 600 milligrams per serving.

  • Acidic Drinks and Foods

At the end of the oesophagus, a ring of the valve is formed. Due to improper locking of the valve, the acid in the stomach moves to the oesophagus. This causes heartburn, and common heartburn frequently occurring during the week indicates acid reflux disease. People suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease will find acid reflux increasing their current symptoms. Make sure you don’t consume acidic food and drinks. Spicy foods, coffee, tomato sauce, citrus fruits, and juices must be strictly avoided.

  • Aerated Drinks

Just prohibit consuming aerated drinks. They just have loads of sugar and empty calories. Due to carbonation, they lead to add weight to your body. Increase in weight and bloating worsens the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease condition. The more pressure put on the lungs will put you in breathing problem. Forget about beer, wine, and all drinks leading to dehydration. Only drink water and keep yourself hydrated.

  • Cold Cuts

Bacon, hot dogs, ham, cold cuts, and cured meats contain nitrates. Nitrates improve the shelf life of food items but decrease your lifetime. Hence, avoid nitrate-rich food.

  • Cruciferous Vegetables

Bloating and Gas cause breathing process difficult for those who suffer from lung diseases. Cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower, radishes, broccoli, and cabbage have surplus fibre and nutrients. But they produce more gas and hence your lung condition you must stay away from those vegetables.

What Are The Worst Foods For Cough

Some of the foods that one must avoid while suffering from a cough are as follows:

  • Milk and Dairy products:  Sticky thick mucus may flow down to the throats back from cold or an allergy is called phlegm. If phlegm is the cause of a cough, then one must avoid foods that may cause the formation of mucus. Milk and other dairy products increase the mucus formation particularly when the infection already persists. Therefore, one must stay away from dairy products when suffering from a cough. Some of the dairy products that one should avoid are milk and milkshakes, sour cream, whipped cream, yoghurt, ice creams, etc. 
  • Caffeine: Coffee is a common diuretic that leads to excessive urination and later complications of dehydration. This further leads to a dry cough. So, avoid consumption of caffeinated drinks.
  • Citrus Fruits: Avoid consuming citrus fruits such as watermelon, bananas, peaches, and mangoes. Such food items contain citric acid that irritates the throat leading to a cough.
  • Fried foods: One must not consume fried foods such as French fries, chips, etc. as these secrete an irritant known as acrolein that is known to increase cough reflex.
  • Processed chips: Processed foods such as fried noodles, cheese, cereals, etc. can suppress the immunity of a person So, there are more chances of infections if one consumes too much of such food items.
  • Allergen foods: Some people who have complications like asthma can further be affected with allergic disorders such as a cough on consumption of irritant foods like yeast, nuts, fish, milk, etc.

What Are The Worst Foods For Common cold

Some of the foods to cut down to curb common cold and its symptoms are as follows:

  • Avoid consuming alcoholic beverages: Immunity of one’s body gets weakened by alcohol, also body experiences dehydration. Such conditions make one even more vulnerable to common cold. So, one should not consume alcohol, especially in a hefty amount to prevent the common cold. Some of the beverages to avoid are beer, wine, tequila, vodka, and whiskey.
  • Dairy Products: The Dairy product should be cut down during the common cold, as consuming dairy items may worsen the mucus formation. Excessive mucus causes the common cold to irritate even more. Some of the dairy products that one should avoid completely are milkshakes, cold coffee, milk ice creams, butter, cheese, yoghurt, cream, pudding, and other milk desserts.
  • Packed Juices: When one is suffering from the common cold he/she must stay away from packed fruit juices as they consist of high amount of added sugar. Sugar decreases the efficiency of WBC to fight against infections. The Vitamin C benefits from the packed juice are cancelled by excessive sugar present in them.   

What Are The Worst Foods For Acute Bronchitis

  • Reduce the intake of milk as it tends to increase mucous production.
  • Avoid fried food, sugary food and food made from refined flour. Do not eat candies, pastries, fries, ice cream, etc. They contain a lot of sugar and synthetic vitamins, which add little or no value to the body’s nutritional requirement.
  • Avoid alcohol as well as caffeinated beverages. They dehydrate the body and make the mucous hard. This makes it difficult to remove from the body.

What Are The Worst Foods For Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/ GORD)

  • Caffeine
  • Alcohol
  • Cocoa
  • Peppermint
  • Carbonated drinks (CO lowers tone of LES)
  • Spicy foods

What Are The Worst Foods For Hives

 

Some of the foods act as an enhancer of the disease. Observe if any of the following foods flare up the symptoms. If yes, avoid them completely. Some of them are: -
  • Dried Food: The dried food contains chemicals that can react so individual should eliminate this type of food completely from his/her diet. The dried food includes raisins, apricots, and dried apples.
  • Citrus foods: Avoid all the sour products as it surely will make you suffer more. Citrus food stimulates the histamine quantity in the body. This food includes oranges, lemon, pickles, and tomatoes as well.
  • Dairy Products: When any individual is suffering from skin rashes then, he/she should completely avoid all the dairy products. This includes milk, cheese, cream, and butter.
  • Seafood and Eggs: These both are high in histamines and this will surely enhance your skin itching issue. Thus, try to avoid them for some days.  

What Are The Worst Foods For Pain

  • Sugar: Avoid sugar and foods containing sugars such as chocolates, beverages, cakes, biscuits, cookies, candies, soft drinks etc. These increase the inflammation causing pain.
  • Processed and refined foods: These foods contain lots of spices and calories. These tend to increase the weight and provide fewer nutrients. They also trigger inflammation and lead to pain.
  • Saturated fats: Foods which contains saturated fats should be avoided as these contain a high amount of cholesterol which triggers the pain.

What Are The Worst Foods For Asthma

  • Foods with preservatives added to them
  • Wine, beer
  • Shrimps
  • Pickles
  • Eggs (for children, as some children are allergic to eggs)
  • Peanuts
  • Excessive salt in food
  • Oily, fatty foods

Do's With Usage of COUGH CLEARA SYRUP

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Certain things that should be kept in mind to treat and prevent Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease  are as follows:

  • Weight Management

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease patients must maintain a healthy weight according to their height.  Either obese or a fragile body structure will affect equally. Heavyweight will lead to obesity and puts pressure on lungs preventing normal breathing. Underweight will weaken your immune system, and you will get affected easily by any lung disease leading to the development of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

  • Regular Exercise 

Aim at a minimum of 30 minutes of exercise on a daily basis when you suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Consult a doctor to know the right kind of exercise.

  • Make Use of Humidifier

Humidifiers help to get rid of dryness from the air and protect the tissues in the bronchial from drying. Moist air will loosen the mucus and make it easier to cough up.

  • Perform Breathing Exercises

Talk to a medical practitioner and regularly perform breathing exercises. Breathing control techniques strengthen the lungs and ease shortness of breath.

  • Good Sleep

People suffering from it also suffer from sleeping problems like hypoventilation or sleep apnea. Use a mask to have a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, and this is called as CPAP therapy.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Cough

  • Use warm water to gargle. Hot-water gargling helps in reducing inflammation. One can also add a little salt to the water for extra effect.
  • Increase the consumption of fluid-based foods so that the mucus is thinned and removed through a cough as much as possible.
  • Stay away from people with flu or cold. 

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Common cold

The tips that one should follow while suffering from common cold are as follows:

  • Keep one’s hands clean: Keep the hands clean by sanitizing them or washing them, as it helps to avoid the transferring of cold causing viruses. Especially, clean one’s hands after visiting public places like movie hall, shopping complex, gym, airport, and railway station. As these places contain a lot of germs.
  • Usage of disposables is recommended and encouraged if anyone from the family is suffering from common cold. By doing this one can prevent infection from spreading. After the usage disposables should be put into trash cans. One must particularly use disposable crockery like cups, plates, spoons and glasses, paper tissues. 
  • Maintain the hygiene of one’s dwelling place:  One should keep the house area germ free by cleaning it thoroughly with disinfectants. One must take care of cleaning the most touched things in the house like remote control, laptop, cell phone, etc. It helps to avoid viral infection, which includes common cold.
  • In the case of children suffering from common cold, clean his/her toys and utility items properly.
  • Keep the towels and clothes separate for the person suffering from common cold.
  • Maintaining a healthy and good lifestyle is important. One must exercise, take healthy meals, and sleep properly to boost up the immune system. Body’s immunity helps to fight the common cold and other infection.
  • Keep the stress in control: Stress is one of the major factors that weaken one’s immunity; hence one should try to relax. Good immunity means increases in the efficiency to fight with germs that cause the common cold.
  • Make swimming a habit: People are prone to common cold should try swimming and make it a habit. Doing so can improvise the flow of blood in the nasal tract.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Acute Bronchitis

  • If you are suffering from acute bronchitis, do use a tissue to cover your mouth while coughing or sneezing. This will help in preventing your co-workers or friends from contracting this infection.
  • If you are working in factories, do use a mask to avoid inhaling dust and smoke.
  • Do wash your hands frequently, especially in the flu season, to get rid of any virus or germs that you might have picked up.
  • Use humidifiers if you think there is an increase in humidity in the room.
  • Inhale steam three to four times a day so that the mucous gets liquefied. It will clear congestion.
  • Do take vaccination for flu every year.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Do take rest.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/ GORD)

  • Avoid large meals. Eat small regular meals during the day
  • Restrict fluid intake 3 hours before bedtime
  • Raise the head of your bed or sleep on 2-3 pillows to help prevent reflux that occurs more easily when lying down
  • Lose weight if you are overweight

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Hives

Here are the some of the most recommended tips that one should follow if he/she is suffering from the disease Hives.

  • Visit a doctor as soon as you observe symptoms.
  • Identify and avoid all the triggering factors.
  • Apply moisturiser and soothing agents like petroleum jelly.
  • Use mild soap for bathing.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Pain

  • Relax your mind and body.
  • Take a deep breath. Hold your breath for 2-3 minutes and then release.
  • Focus your attention on another part of the body which is not paining.
  • Think positively by focusing your attention towards pleasant places or things.
  • If the pain persists for longer than consult with the doctor.
  • Try to sleep for a while.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Asthma

  • Identify your asthma triggers and avoid them.
  • Always cover yourself fully (especially chest, feet and ears) before going out in cold weather.
  • Avoid exercises beyond your physical stamina. Do not over exert.
  • Always wear pollution mask if you are staying in high pollution area.
  • If asthma is hampering your day to day activities, pl. consult your doctor as he might change your medication.
  • Wash your bed sheets and pillow covers every week in hot water to get rid of dust mites.
  • Reduce stress.·        
  • Consult your general practitioner or paediatrician early if your child shows symptoms of asthma.  Asthma can be potentially life-threatening, especially in an acute episode.
  • Make sure your asthma is controlled. Follow-up with your doctor six months to review and adjust your treatment is necessary. If your asthma is well controlled, your doctor may consider tapering down your treatment.
  • Consider doing an allergy test- blood or skin prick. If you have allergic asthma, it will be helpful to know what the triggers are and how to avoid them

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What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Some of the don’ts that should be kept in mind:

  • Don’t Miss Your Inhaler

Carry your inhaler with you always to avoid an awkward situation.

  • Don’t Use Cough Syrups 

As a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease sufferer, you must remove your excess mucus from your chest as it leads to coughing. When you use cough syrups to suppress your cough, it will build up mucus and make you susceptible to infections.

  • Don’t get exposed to pollutants. 

Try and stay away from any smoke and pollution. Don’t use spray products like air fresheners, deodorants, perfumes, and cleaning sprays. Try to stay away from traffic smoke, fire fumes, chemical smoke, and passive smoking.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Cough

Some of the things that should be avoided while suffering from a cough are as follows:

  • Do not expose oneself to the smoky and dusty area if suffering from a cough, as such conditions can worsen a cough.
  • Do not work in industries that produce toxic fumes. 

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Common cold

One must avoid a few things when attached by the common cold. Some such things are as follows:

  • Do not touch one’s face, particularly the eye, mouth, and nose area, when exposed to the people suffering from common cold.
  • Do not smoke: Smoking a cigar or a cigarette may disturb the air passage and increase the chances of the common cold, and certain other infections. Passive smokers are also at a risk of catching a common cold. Hence, smoking should be completely avoided.
  • Avoid going to the work place:  Since common cold is a contagious disease, one should avoid visiting public places. Also, some rest is advised during common cold accompanied by fever. 
  • Do not travel by air: When suffering from common cold, one should not take flights. Increase in pressure while flying can make the ear drum rupture if one is congested. Also, dry air of the plane may irritate the inflamed nasal track and enhances the chance of bleeding nose.
  • Do not drive when feeling drowsy: Lack of sleep caused due to blocked nose and inability to breathe properly can make one feel drowsy all the time. Also, certain medicines prescribed in common cold have sedatives in them, which may cause drowsiness. Driving in such state may be proved hazardous, hence avoid driving in such illness. 
  • Avoid sexual activities: Although indulging in sexual activities is said to be an immunity booster, but it may cause the transmission of common cold causes viruses. Especially, kissing a healthy partner by the infected partner may result in the transferring of the germs. Hence, one should restrict from sexual activities.    

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Acute Bronchitis

  • Quit smoking.
  • Avoid being around people who smoke. Passive smoking also causes bronchitis.
  • Avoid going out in damp weather.
  • If you have acute bronchitis, be considerate of others by not going out in public places, parks and malls.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/ GORD)

  • Don’t lie down immediately after eating.
  • Don’t consume large meals high and fat and protein that takes longer to digest and delay stomach emptying.
  • Don’t stay away from foods that lower the LES tone (see below).

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Hives

 

Experts have given some tips regarding the management of the healthy skin and thus they recommend avoiding some things. So, here are some best tips: -
  • Don’t use any cream or lotion without prescription.
  • Don’t wear tight clothes.
  • Don’t use and rely on hotel linens and soaps.
  • Don’t experiment new products.
  • Don’t eat spicy cuisines.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Pain

  • Don’t take any type of painkiller on your own. It may provide temporary relief but may not cure the disease.
  • Don’t neglect the chronic pain. It can be the symptom of chronic disease also.
  • Don’t take the stress. It can increase the pain.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Asthma

  • Avoid pets.
  • Remove carpets and soft toys from the room of your child as these accumulate dust, dust mites which trigger an asthma attack.
  • Avoid dampness in the house. Let fresh air come in. Keep all areas of your house dry.
  • Do not smoke, avoid being close to people who smoke.
  • Avoid burning of incense (Pooja agarbatti) at home, since it triggers an asthma attack.
  • Avoid going to kitchen when food is being cooked, especially frying etc.·       
  • Do not delay seeking treatment when you suspect to have a chest infection. Because your airways are hyper reactive, an infection can easily trigger an acute asthma attack.
  • Do not leave your house without your reliever pump or allow your medication to run out. An acute episode can occur at any time and may be fatal.
  • Do not smoke if you have asthma or smoke around your child who has asthma. Passive smoking's effects are just as harmful.

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What Are The Tips For Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  • Regularly practice breathing exercise.
  • Go for a walk for a minimum of thirty minutes and get some fresh air.
  • Drink more water and hydrate your body.

What Are The Tips For Cough

  • Always cover your mouth and nose whenever you trigger sneeze or a cough.
  • Always stay hydrated and consume plenty of fluids.
  • Make sure to keep your environment clean, especially items of daily use such as cell phones, toys, countertops.

What Are The Tips For Common cold

  • Take some steam: Blocked nose can be opened up by taking steam. There are a lot of steamers available in market these days, which makes easy to breathe in the steam. If a steamer is not available, then one can take steam from boiling water’s pot. Always remember to breathe through the nose while taking steam. Also, be careful as the steam can burn the nose badly. One can add a few prescribed medicines to the boiling water for better results.
  • Blow the mucus out: During a typical cold, excessive mucus is formed. Hence, it is important to blow it out instead of sniffing it back to the nasal passage. But be careful as blowing the nose too hard can make the germs enter to the ear passage that may lead to ear infections and ear ache.  The right way of blowing nose is to press one finger on one of the nostrils and gently blow the other one.  
  • Use Salt-Water or Saline Spray to rinse:  These may help to ease the congestion by breaking it up.

What Are The Tips For Acute Bronchitis

The most important advice is to quit smoking. Secondly, proper hygiene and sanitation are very important to prevent infections. Add to this, an active lifestyle with a balanced diet plays a great role in staying fit and healthy.

What Are The Tips For Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/ GORD)

If you have been suffering from heartburn for a long time, and been treating yourself at home, it is advisable to go to a doctor for a gastroscopy to rule out damage to your oesophagus as this can predispose you to develop cancer.

What Are The Tips For Hives

 Here are some other tips which can also be beneficial for the patient: -

  • Manage the emotions if you are suffering from stress hives.
  • Take medicines on time and have a regular check-up. 

What Are The Tips For Pain

Pain can be managed by medications and modification in living standards. Changes in lifestyle prevent us from getting a disease in the future as well. Below are some tips to manage pain:

  • Manage weight as unhealthy weight increases the risk of getting various types of body pains.
  • Exercise regularly to stay fit.
  • Eat healthy diet
  • Take adequate sleep and stress
  • Forget stress
  • Meditate and relax your body whenever you feel pain.

Ayurvedic tips to manage pain:

  • Turmeric: Turmeric is found to reduce pain since ages. Add a small amount of turmeric to your diet daily. It will help to reduce the inflammation causing pain.
  • Ginger: Ginger is also a good anti-inflammatory agent. This is one of the best herbs which can be added to your daily meals to reduce pain.
  • Aromatherapy:  It helps to relieve the stress causing pain. Essential oils used in aromatherapy act as painkillers.
  • Massage therapy: Massage helps to relax the body. It helps to increase the circulation and removes body stiffness.

What Are The Tips For Asthma

Having a nebuliser at home will be helpful for acute asthmatic episodes.

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Uses Of COUGH CLEARA SYRUP

Uses Of Salt: Ambroxol (NA)

Ambroxol is used for treating respiratory diseases related to excessive or viscid mucus. It reduces the adhesion of mucus to bronchial wall, thus improves its transport and protects against infection.

Ambroxol is commonly used in cough syrups.

Uses Of Salt: Guaifenesin (NA)

Guaifenesin is and expectorant, used for treating cough or congestion caused by:

It helps in loosening the congestion in chest or throat. It is not used for treating coughs caused due to smoking, or long term breathing problems like chronic bronchitis. 

Uses Of Salt: Menthol (NA)

Menthol is derived from pennyroyal, eucalyptus, and peppermint. It has many health benefits and is used both topically as well as take orally. Some uses of menthol are:

  • Pain reliever (in case of minor pains from arthritis or other reasons)
  • Treats gastrointestinal problems like bloating, gas, irritable bowel syndrome, colic and indigestion
  • Relieve inflammation and itching caused due to hives and dermatitis (topical use)
  • Treats asthma, cold, flu, bronchitis and other respiratory problems (oral intake)

The above list is only indicative, not exhaustive.

Uses Of Salt: Terbutaline

Terbutaline is used for:

  • Relieving symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, COPD
  • Delaying preterm labour (up to 48 hours)

Side Effects Of COUGH CLEARA SYRUP

Sideeffect Of Salt: Ambroxol (NA)

Mild gastrointestinal side effects might occur temporarily.  

Sideeffect Of Salt: Guaifenesin (NA)

Guaifenesin usually doesn’t cause much of side effects. However, some people may experience the following till their body adjusts to the medication:

  • Stomach ache
  • Dizziness
  • Rashes
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea 
Sideeffect Of Salt: Menthol (NA)

Some of the common side effects are:

  •  Skin irritation, allergic reactions and rashes (in case of topical use)
  • Burning sensation or worsened gastrointestinal pain(in case of oral use)
Sideeffect Of Salt: Terbutaline

Common side effects of Terbutaline are:

  • Nervousness, anxiety
  • Tachycardia, tremors
  • Hypokalemia
  • Headache
  • Hypotension
  • Hyperglycemia

Contraindications Of COUGH CLEARA SYRUP

Contraindications Of Salt: Ambroxol (NA)

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Gastric ulceration
  • First trimester of pregnancy
  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome (a life threatening skin disorder)
  • Stomach ulcer
  • Any liver or kidney disease
Contraindications Of Salt: Guaifenesin (NA)

Pl. inform your doctor if you have/ had any of the following conditions:

  • Asthma
  • Severe heart disease
  • Uncontrollable hypertension
  • Liver disease
  • Diabetes
Contraindications Of Salt: Menthol (NA)

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Bile-duct obstruction, liver damage
  • Gallstones, gallbladder inflammation
  • Acid reflux
  • Diabetes
  • Blood pressure
Contraindications Of Salt: Terbutaline

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Any heart disease like abnormal heartbeat, high blood pressure
  • Seizures
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Low blood potassium level

Best Foods With COUGH CLEARA SYRUP

What Are The Best Foods For Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

The nutrients that one must include in their diet when suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease  are as follows:

  • Protein-rich foods:

Protein plays a vital role in protecting the body and fights infection. Due to insufficient intake of protein, lung’s functioning ability will reduce defending mechanism. Include food rich in protein such as dairy products, poultry, eggs, fish, and meat.

  • Potassium-rich foods:

Diuretic medication is prescribed for every Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease sufferer to balance the fluids in the body. Due to continuous consumption of diuretic medicines, potassium level reduces. Balanced potassium level is required for the proper functioning of muscles. Lack of potassium will lead to fatigue and muscle cramps. Eat more potassium-rich foods including tuna, pistachios, salmon, banana, broccoli, yoghurt, and squash. Also, have a word with your physician to understand any effect that potassium could cause to your body.

  • Calcium & Vitamin D rich foods:

When diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, you must take good care of your bone health. Otherwise, you may quickly develop osteoporosis. In turn, osteoporosis leads to fractures and bone breakage. Consume a minimum of 3 and a half eight-ounce glass of low-fat milk on a daily basis to prevent osteoporosis. 

Herring, tuna, and Salmon contain more Vitamin D. Vitamin D in the body helps to increase calcium absorption. Include milk products like cheese and yoghurt for both calcium and vitamin D supplement. 

What Are The Best Foods For Cough

  • Soup: The soups are beneficial in treated and soothing cough. Especially chicken soup does wonder in a cough. Also, vegetarians can have vegetable soups as well. Soups have anti-inflammatory properties that help in healing the damage caused to the throat by coughing. Make sure not to add sour and hot sauces like vinegar and soy sauce as it may worsen the irritation in the throat. One can have a bowl of warm soup twice a day when suffering from a cough.
  • Foods containing spices: The spicy foods have heat in them due to a chemical called capsaicin. Capsaicin acts like natural expectorant and helps in thinning the mucus. Some of the spices that help in a cough are cayenne pepper, black pepper, turmeric, liquorice, and cinnamon.
  • VitaminC rich foods: Vitamin C is well known for its benefit of boosting immunity. Hence, it fights with the agents causing cough. Some of the foods that are rich in vitamin C and can be consumed when suffering from a cough are broccoli, kiwi, bell peppers, etc.
  • Honey: An age-old remedy for a cough is honey. It provides a protective layer on the throat; hence provide relief to a sore throat. Also, it is rich in antioxidants. Honey is the ingredient in many of the cough syrups. 

What Are The Best Foods For Common cold

Food to be consumed for preventing and treating common cold are as follows: 

  • Hydrating fluids: Dried out nasal passage and throat can encourage the growth and survival of flu and cold germs. Hence, it is important to consume lots of fluid all the time to maintain the moisture of mucous membrane. The moist mucous membrane can trap the germs easily and does not let them enter the respiratory system. Then these viruses can be blown out or can be ingested in the digestive system. These viruses get killed by the acids in the stomach; hence do not let one fall sick. Keep oneself well-hydrated not just prevent the common cold but also, pacify the symptoms. When one suffering from strep throat, he/she can mix a little honey in warm water to get some relief.  Some of the fluids one can consume are fresh fruit juices (especially rich in vitamin C, water, and decaffeinated tea.)  One’s goal should be the consumption of 8-10 glasses of fluid or water.
  • Chicken soup: Chicken soup is packed with a number of benefits, out of which curing and easing of the common cold is one benefit. Chicken soup consumption may increase the body temperature, which is favourable for the viruses; hence chicken soup eliminates the viruses from the body. Also, hot chicken soup melts down the mucus and eases the symptoms of common cold. Try homemade chicken soup as it is better than packed ones. Chicken soup has elements that may boost up one’s immunity, which rather helps them to fight with cold causing viruses.
  • Garlic: Garlic has an element known as allicin, which has antimicrobial properties. Hence, it helps to safeguard the body from fungi, viruses, and bacteria. One can chew a raw clove after every few hours, or it can be added to other food items like chicken soup.
  • Vitamin C rich foods: The most common element found in citrus fruits is vitamin C. It acts as an antioxidant, which may decrease the symptoms of common cold up to 23%. According to a study 1-8 grams of vitamin C is sufficient to work on the symptoms of common cold. This particular quantity of vitamin C can be obtained from certain vegetables like tomatoes, sweet potatoes, broccoli and red bell-peppers, Brussel sprouts, and citrus fruits.
  • Ginger: Ginger not only relieves the itchiness of the throat; it also helps to kill the cause of the infection A chemical known as sesquiterpenes is present in ginger. This compound particularly attacks the rhinoviruses, which is one of the major causes of a common cold. 
  • Honey: Honey is known for its miraculous benefits for various health issues. The common cold is also one of the problems that can be treated by the consumption of honey. Honey is packed with a lot of antioxidants and also has antimicrobial properties, which make it a perfect element to fight common cold causing viruses. It forms a coating on one’s throat helping to soothe the symptom of a sore throat as well as it has healing properties that contribute to healing the sore throat. 

What Are The Best Foods For Acute Bronchitis

For a speedy recovery from acute bronchitis, proper nourishment is as important as medicines and inhalers. In order to fight a cough and clear the bronchial tubes, you need to pep up your immune system.

  • Green leafy vegetables like fenugreek leaves, spinach, and kale are rich in immunity boosters like antioxidants, flavonoids, and carotenoids. These help the body to fight off infections.
  • Garlic is known to be antibacterial as well as antiviral. Eating raw garlic will help in preventing infections.
  • Vitamin C is known to be a great immunity booster. Citrus fruits like oranges, lemons, sweet lime, papaya, kiwi, strawberry, etc. and vegetables like Brussels sprouts, bell peppers, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, etc. should be added to the diet.
  • Incorporate healthy fatty acids found in walnuts, cold water fish, coconut, etc.
  • Spicy food like chilli peppers is believed to stop a runny nose and thin the mucus and clear congestion.

What Are The Best Foods For Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/ GORD)

  • High fibre foods that assist with gastric emptying
  • Whole wheat grains, bread, pasta, brown rice
  • Vegetables high in fibre- butternut, spinach, carrots, sweet potatoes, Brussel sprouts, beans
  • Fruits high in fibre: Apple, pears, berries- strawberry, raspberry, blueberry, mango, guava

What Are The Best Foods For Hives

Diet plays an important role in curing or prevention from diseases. The most common recommendation about the food in hives are: -

  • Food with Vitamin E: This type of vitamin not only improves the immune system but also fight the bacteria and parasites that cause skin issues. Vitamin E also improves blood circulation which is equally important. The food includes kale, spinach, pumpkin, and almonds.
  • Vitamin B rich foods: Mainly vitamin B-5 is very important to keep healthy skin. This Vitamin ensures less stress and anxiety and which may help reducing stress caused hives. The food includes mushrooms, chickpeas, rye, and hazelnuts.
  • Turmeric: Turmeric is considered one of the best anti-inflammatory spices and that makes it perfect cure for the hives. This is used in almost every Ayurvedic medicine.
  • Garlic: Garlic is known for its function of working against parasites. Surely, garlic contains nutrients which help in improving nerves and skin. Garlic is rich in manganese and vitamin B6 which both contributes to improving health.
  • Parsley: Parsley will surely reduce the frequency of hives flares, and it is mainly used mouth fresheners as it contains chlorophyll that may help reduce hives outbreaks. 

What Are The Best Foods For Pain

  • Green vegetables: It is advised to eat green vegetables such as broccoli, spinach, cabbage, carrots, beans etc are the rich sources of vitamins and minerals.
  • Onion and Garlic: These are anti-inflammatory products and help to relieve the pain caused due to inflammation.
  • Berries: Strawberries, cherries contain anthocyanins which act as anti-inflammatory agents and help to fight the pain.
  • Antioxidant-rich food: Green vegetables, grapes, salmon, berries, kidney beans. Olive oil is a rich source of antioxidants and tends to reduce pain.

What Are The Best Foods For Asthma

There are certain food items, which are commonly available in every household and are extremely effective in reducing the seriousness of asthma. Some best foods for asthma are given below:

  • Garlic: Boiled in water, mixed with honey, it helps in reducing airway contraction.
  • Mustard oil: Mix camphor in hot mustard oil and apply in on the chest, back and neck.
  • Figs: Soak 3 pieces overnight in water and eat it empty stomach next day.
  • Fresh Garlic: 2-3 cloves a day.
  • Hot coffee.
  • Eucalyptus Oil: It has decongestant properties. Add 2-3 drops of eucalyptus oil in the pot of hot boiling water and inhale the steam.
  • Honey
  • Onions, Apples, carrots, melon, Avocados.
  • Flax seeds.

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What Are The Worst Foods For Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Some of the food items and nutrients that should be cut down from one’s diet if he/she is suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease are as follows:

  • Avoid Salt

More sodium in diet will lead to retention of water in the body and disturbs the breathing pattern. Reduce salt intake directly and indirectly. Use more unsalted spices and herbs. Check the food label before buying any canned food. Limit sodium to 300 – 600 milligrams per serving.

  • Acidic Drinks and Foods

At the end of the oesophagus, a ring of the valve is formed. Due to improper locking of the valve, the acid in the stomach moves to the oesophagus. This causes heartburn, and common heartburn frequently occurring during the week indicates acid reflux disease. People suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease will find acid reflux increasing their current symptoms. Make sure you don’t consume acidic food and drinks. Spicy foods, coffee, tomato sauce, citrus fruits, and juices must be strictly avoided.

  • Aerated Drinks

Just prohibit consuming aerated drinks. They just have loads of sugar and empty calories. Due to carbonation, they lead to add weight to your body. Increase in weight and bloating worsens the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease condition. The more pressure put on the lungs will put you in breathing problem. Forget about beer, wine, and all drinks leading to dehydration. Only drink water and keep yourself hydrated.

  • Cold Cuts

Bacon, hot dogs, ham, cold cuts, and cured meats contain nitrates. Nitrates improve the shelf life of food items but decrease your lifetime. Hence, avoid nitrate-rich food.

  • Cruciferous Vegetables

Bloating and Gas cause breathing process difficult for those who suffer from lung diseases. Cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower, radishes, broccoli, and cabbage have surplus fibre and nutrients. But they produce more gas and hence your lung condition you must stay away from those vegetables.

What Are The Worst Foods For Cough

Some of the foods that one must avoid while suffering from a cough are as follows:

  • Milk and Dairy products:  Sticky thick mucus may flow down to the throats back from cold or an allergy is called phlegm. If phlegm is the cause of a cough, then one must avoid foods that may cause the formation of mucus. Milk and other dairy products increase the mucus formation particularly when the infection already persists. Therefore, one must stay away from dairy products when suffering from a cough. Some of the dairy products that one should avoid are milk and milkshakes, sour cream, whipped cream, yoghurt, ice creams, etc. 
  • Caffeine: Coffee is a common diuretic that leads to excessive urination and later complications of dehydration. This further leads to a dry cough. So, avoid consumption of caffeinated drinks.
  • Citrus Fruits: Avoid consuming citrus fruits such as watermelon, bananas, peaches, and mangoes. Such food items contain citric acid that irritates the throat leading to a cough.
  • Fried foods: One must not consume fried foods such as French fries, chips, etc. as these secrete an irritant known as acrolein that is known to increase cough reflex.
  • Processed chips: Processed foods such as fried noodles, cheese, cereals, etc. can suppress the immunity of a person So, there are more chances of infections if one consumes too much of such food items.
  • Allergen foods: Some people who have complications like asthma can further be affected with allergic disorders such as a cough on consumption of irritant foods like yeast, nuts, fish, milk, etc.

What Are The Worst Foods For Common cold

Some of the foods to cut down to curb common cold and its symptoms are as follows:

  • Avoid consuming alcoholic beverages: Immunity of one’s body gets weakened by alcohol, also body experiences dehydration. Such conditions make one even more vulnerable to common cold. So, one should not consume alcohol, especially in a hefty amount to prevent the common cold. Some of the beverages to avoid are beer, wine, tequila, vodka, and whiskey.
  • Dairy Products: The Dairy product should be cut down during the common cold, as consuming dairy items may worsen the mucus formation. Excessive mucus causes the common cold to irritate even more. Some of the dairy products that one should avoid completely are milkshakes, cold coffee, milk ice creams, butter, cheese, yoghurt, cream, pudding, and other milk desserts.
  • Packed Juices: When one is suffering from the common cold he/she must stay away from packed fruit juices as they consist of high amount of added sugar. Sugar decreases the efficiency of WBC to fight against infections. The Vitamin C benefits from the packed juice are cancelled by excessive sugar present in them.   

What Are The Worst Foods For Acute Bronchitis

  • Reduce the intake of milk as it tends to increase mucous production.
  • Avoid fried food, sugary food and food made from refined flour. Do not eat candies, pastries, fries, ice cream, etc. They contain a lot of sugar and synthetic vitamins, which add little or no value to the body’s nutritional requirement.
  • Avoid alcohol as well as caffeinated beverages. They dehydrate the body and make the mucous hard. This makes it difficult to remove from the body.

What Are The Worst Foods For Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/ GORD)

  • Caffeine
  • Alcohol
  • Cocoa
  • Peppermint
  • Carbonated drinks (CO lowers tone of LES)
  • Spicy foods

What Are The Worst Foods For Hives

 

Some of the foods act as an enhancer of the disease. Observe if any of the following foods flare up the symptoms. If yes, avoid them completely. Some of them are: -
  • Dried Food: The dried food contains chemicals that can react so individual should eliminate this type of food completely from his/her diet. The dried food includes raisins, apricots, and dried apples.
  • Citrus foods: Avoid all the sour products as it surely will make you suffer more. Citrus food stimulates the histamine quantity in the body. This food includes oranges, lemon, pickles, and tomatoes as well.
  • Dairy Products: When any individual is suffering from skin rashes then, he/she should completely avoid all the dairy products. This includes milk, cheese, cream, and butter.
  • Seafood and Eggs: These both are high in histamines and this will surely enhance your skin itching issue. Thus, try to avoid them for some days.  

What Are The Worst Foods For Pain

  • Sugar: Avoid sugar and foods containing sugars such as chocolates, beverages, cakes, biscuits, cookies, candies, soft drinks etc. These increase the inflammation causing pain.
  • Processed and refined foods: These foods contain lots of spices and calories. These tend to increase the weight and provide fewer nutrients. They also trigger inflammation and lead to pain.
  • Saturated fats: Foods which contains saturated fats should be avoided as these contain a high amount of cholesterol which triggers the pain.

What Are The Worst Foods For Asthma

  • Foods with preservatives added to them
  • Wine, beer
  • Shrimps
  • Pickles
  • Eggs (for children, as some children are allergic to eggs)
  • Peanuts
  • Excessive salt in food
  • Oily, fatty foods

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What Are The Symptoms Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease symptoms never appear till the lung gets damaged to some extent. But once it starts getting affected, the deterioration will happen quickly. Especially continuous smoking will worsen the condition. The main symptom of chronic bronchitis indicates a daily cough and formation of mucus (sputum) every three months in a year for more than two years consistently.

More Symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease are as follows: 

  • Breath shortness particularly at the time of doing physical activities.
  • Gasping for breath.
  • Tightness felt in the Chest.
  • Regular cleaning of the throat due to the formation of mucus in the lungs.
  • White, yellow, or green coloured mucus produced at the time of coughing.
  • Fingernail beds and lips become blue.
  • Repeated respiratory attack.
  • Fatigue.
  • Unexplained weight loss (in later stages).
  • Leg, feet or ankle swells.

People suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease also experience exacerbations, meaning some days symptoms get worse than other days and last for many days.Some sudden trigger can worsen the disease and may lead to the chronic condition.

What Are The Symptoms Of Cough

Some of the symptoms that are accompanied with the cough are as follows:

  • A cough is accompanied with a stuffy and a runny nose.
  • One may frequently keep clearing the throat.
  • Hoarseness in voice.
  • Wheezing and difficulty in breathing.
  • One may feel swallowing difficult or may suffer from the cough while swallowing.
  • In some cases, blood is witnessed while coughing.
  • Soreness in the throat is felt.
  • Sometimes body temperature may also increase.
  • Night sweats.

What Are The Symptoms Of Common cold

After the exposure to the virus, the symptoms may occur in few days. Certain symptoms and signs of the common cold are as followed:

  • Stuffy or a runny nose.
  • Soreness in the throat is felt.
  • Regular coughing.
  • Congestion is experienced in the chest.
  • A mild headache and slight body pain may occur.
  • Continuous sneezing is experienced in some of the cases.
  • A little temperature rise of the body can occur.
  • Feeling of general sickness may be felt.
  • The nose may discharge green or yellow, thicker mucus.
  • Breaths become shorter.
  • Wheezing.
  • Pain in the sinus.
  • Pain in the ear can be experienced.
  • Eyes and eyelids may become heavy.
  • Extreme fussiness may occur.
  • Unusual drowsiness is experienced.
  • Loss of appetite can also be of the symptoms of common cold.
  • Certain complicated symptoms that may occur along the common cold:

There are fewer chances of such complications but sometimes cold gets worse and reaches to one’s ears, sinuses, or chest.

  • Ear infection: The main signs of ear infection are yellow or green nasal discharge and aching ears. It commonly occurs in small children.
  • Sinusitis: When a common cold stays for a longer period then the chances of sinusitis increases. Symptoms of sinusitis may include infected and inflamed sinuses.
  • Asthma: Wheezing or difficulty in breathing may be provoked by a common cold.
  • Chest infection: Infections like bronchitis and pneumonia can be caused by prolonged common cold.
  • Strep throat: Common cold is accompanied by strep throat infection. In this condition, throat becomes sore along with coughing.

What Are The Symptoms Of Acute Bronchitis

Acute bronchitis is contagious and spreads from person to person.  Symptoms include:

  • High-grade fever, a runny nose.
  • Initial dry cough, which later changes to wet cough with mucous.
  • Sneezing, watery eyes.
  • Congestion in the nose.
  • Head ache, a sore throat.
  • Wheezing, tiredness.
  • Body pain.
  • Complications include high-grade fever, breathlessness, chest pain and pneumonia.

You can notice that the mucous changes in colour from white to green and then to yellow. It just means that your immune system is trying to fight off the infection.

What Are The Symptoms Of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/ GORD)

If you suffer from GORD, you may have some of the typical symptoms. Heartburn is the commonest complaint. You may have pain after eating or during swallowing (referred to as “dysphagia”). Sometimes it may feel as though the food “gets stuck” just to the bottom of your sternum(breastbone). You make wake up with the taste of acid in the mouth (“waterbrash”), due to stomach acid reflux while lying down.

Some people may have atypical symptoms caused by GORD. Atypical symptoms may include:

  • Chronic irritating cough
  • Hoarse voice due to acid reflux affecting the vocal chords
  • Retrosternal chest pain (pain behind the breastbone) due to spasm of the LES when swallowing food.

What Are The Symptoms Of Hives

The disease hives have many certain symptoms which can be seen and observed very easily. In this disease, symptoms keep on appearing and disappearing but chronic hives can have symptoms for months. Here are the most common ones: -

  • Raised itchy bumps.
  • Either red or skin coloured rashes.
  • Dizziness & Wheezing.
  • Swelling of the face and lips.
  • Hives on reproductive organs.

What Are The Symptoms Of Pain

There are no as such symptoms of pain as pain itself is a symptom of an underlying condition.

Symptoms of chronic pain are:

  • Pain that does not go away after recovery from disease or injury.
  • Pain causing stiffness or discomfort.

What Are The Symptoms Of Asthma

  • Symptoms of asthma are typically a wheezy or "tight" chest, shortness of breath and recurrent or persistent coughing that is worse at night and early mornings. Coughing or tight chest are often also present after exercise.
  • Exercise-induced asthma typically only produces symptoms after exercise. 

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What Are The Causes Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Some of the  factors that may cause Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease are as follows:

Tobacco Smoking causes Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in developed countries. But in the developing countries, along with smoking, fumes also from burning fuel in homes and industries lead to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Up to twenty to thirty percent of persistent smokers develop clinically apparent Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Most of the smokers with smoking histories for many years might produce a reduction in lung function.  Some of them develop a less frequent lung conditions. Without thorough evaluation, it’s hard to diagnose Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Know how lungs get affected

Via two large tubes called bronchi, the air travels down into the windpipe called trachea. The tubes get further divided into many branches like tree branches inside the lungs. The smaller tubes called as (bronchioles) and they end in a collection of tiny air sacs called alveoli.

The alveoli have a thin wall made up of small blood vessels called capillaries. The oxygen passes through the capillaries and reaches the bloodstream during the inhaling process. Simultaneously, the carbon dioxide comes out during the exhaling process.

The natural flexibility of the air sacs and bronchial tubes pushes air out of the body.  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease makes the air sacs and tubes lose their flexibility. This leads to some air getting trapped in the lungs while exhaling.

Lack Of Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Protein

Close to one percent of the population gets affected by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease may result due to the inherited disorder. The lowering level of alpha-1-antitrypsin protein happens due to a genetic disorder. Liver prepares the Alpha-1-antitrypsin and secretes into the bloodstream. Thereby, protect the lungs. Lack of Alpha-1-antitrypsin protein will affect not only the liver but also the lungs. Such damage affects both children and adults due to passive smoking.

For adults with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease due to lack of Alpha-1-antitrypsin protein can be treated the same way others get treatment for the disease. Along with that replacing Alpha-1-antitrypsin protein can protect lungs from further damage.

What Are The Causes Of Cough

  • Asthma: People with asthma attack can frequently lead to cough-related problems. Some are inflicted with such complications due to various respiratory infections.
  • Upper Airway Cough Syndrome (UACS): After one’s nose generates excessive mucus, it goes down to the throat, causing cough.
  • Bronchitis: Bronchitis is an issue that causes inflammation in the bronchial tubes. This issue further triggers a cough due to the production of coloured sputum.
  • Tuberculosis
  • Pollution, smoking
  • Flu, certain allergies

What Are The Causes Of Common cold

  • The common cold is the infection causes in the upper-respiratory tract. It is caused by the attack of the viruses. It is a myth that not wearing enough cloth in winters or cold weather causes the cold. Some of the ways one can catch infections are as follows:
  • Exposure to the virus by touching any contaminated object like cell phone remote controls, laptops, etc. or any virus containing surface like door knobs, taps, etc.
  • Close contact with an infected person.
  • Using the personal belongings of a person suffering from the common cold like the towel, clothes, etc.
  • A mild infection may be caused in adults by three types of viruses responsible foe cold. However, in old people, children, and individuals with a weak immune system it can cause serious lower respiratory tract problem. Also, patients with heart and lung diseases, asthmatic patients, and premature babies are at a higher risk of getting the complications like pneumonia and bronchitis. 

What Are The Causes Of Acute Bronchitis

Acute bronchitis occurs more frequently in children and elderly people. However, all age groups are at risk of getting this disease.

  • The main cause of this infection is a respiratory virus. Around 10% of cases are caused by a bacterial infection. Other factors which might increase the risk of an infection are:
  • It is more common in the winter months.
  • Repeated exposure to other persons with bronchitis or the common cold.
  • People with a previous condition of upper respiratory tract infection may also get acute bronchitis.
  • Exposure to dust, pollutants, chemical fumes, etc.
  • Inhaling cigarette smoke.
  • Failure to take vaccinations against diseases like whooping cough, pneumonia, and flu.
  • Weakened immunity system makes it easy for viruses to cause infections.

What Are The Causes Of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/ GORD)

GORD is most often caused by a lowered tone in the lower oesophageal sphincter (LES)

Factors/Causes that affect the functioning of the LES:

  • Hiatus hernias
  • Raised intra-abdominal pressure due to pregnancy, intra-abdominal masses, obesity or being overweight
  • Pregnancy: Progesterone lowers the tone of the oesophageal sphincter, as well as the combination of increased abdominal pressure

Factors that reduce the tone of the LES:

  • Progesterone
  • Caffeine
  • Alcohol
  • Chocolate
  • Peppermint
  • Delayed emptying of the stomach called gastroparesis will also contribute to GORD. This may occur in patients with diabetes or other abnormalities of digestion.

Medications that can contribute to the development of GORD:

  • NSAIDS (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories)
  • Blood pressure treatments such as calcium channel blockers(CCB)

What Are The Causes Of Hives

Hives occur when the body reacts to an allergen and this releases some chemicals from under the skin. The chemical causes inflammation and burning sensation causing hives.

Common causes of this disease are: -

  • Intestinal Parasites
  • Extreme temperature and cold
  • Transmission from pets
  • Water on the skin
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Factors like exercise and sun exposure
  • Certain medications

What Are The Causes Of Pain

Pain can be caused due to several known or unknown conditions. These include:

  • Illness, injury, surgery
  • Trauma, stress
  • Hunger
  • Wrong sitting or sleeping postures
  • Chronic diseases

What Are The Causes Of Asthma

  • Mostly asthma starts in childhood and is often outgrown in early adulthood. Some asthmatics may, however, need treatment lifelong.
  • Asthma has a strong genetic component and is part of the so-called "atopic triad" in childhood which includes allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis (eczema) and asthma.
  • Early insult to a child's lungs such as neonatal pneumonia or bronchitis may play a role in developing asthma later.
  • People with asthma have individual triggers. These triggers are commonly sensitivities to house-dust mites, grass, pollen, animal dander, dairy, wheat, nuts and soy products. Chest infections, cold air or air pollution can also trigger an attack.
  • Adult onset starts in the early twenties. There is speculation about possible causes; genetics, smoking and a history of allergies seem to play the biggest part. It affects females more than males.
  • Asthma can be caused/ triggered due to any of the following reasons:

                 1. Airborne substances like pollen, dust mites, pet dander or particles of cockroach waste.

                 2. Respiratory infections such as common cold

                 3. Exercise-induced asthma

                 4. Cold air

                 5. Air pollutants like smoke

                 6. Certain medications including beta blockers, aspirin, ibuprofen  and naproxen

                 7. Strong emotions, stress

                 8. Foods which contain Sulphites and preservatives

                 9. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Asthma is a combination of environmental and genetic factors, as many people live in same conditions. Still, some people get asthma and some don’t.

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What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Certain things that should be kept in mind to treat and prevent Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease  are as follows:

  • Weight Management

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease patients must maintain a healthy weight according to their height.  Either obese or a fragile body structure will affect equally. Heavyweight will lead to obesity and puts pressure on lungs preventing normal breathing. Underweight will weaken your immune system, and you will get affected easily by any lung disease leading to the development of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

  • Regular Exercise 

Aim at a minimum of 30 minutes of exercise on a daily basis when you suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Consult a doctor to know the right kind of exercise.

  • Make Use of Humidifier

Humidifiers help to get rid of dryness from the air and protect the tissues in the bronchial from drying. Moist air will loosen the mucus and make it easier to cough up.

  • Perform Breathing Exercises

Talk to a medical practitioner and regularly perform breathing exercises. Breathing control techniques strengthen the lungs and ease shortness of breath.

  • Good Sleep

People suffering from it also suffer from sleeping problems like hypoventilation or sleep apnea. Use a mask to have a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, and this is called as CPAP therapy.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Cough

  • Use warm water to gargle. Hot-water gargling helps in reducing inflammation. One can also add a little salt to the water for extra effect.
  • Increase the consumption of fluid-based foods so that the mucus is thinned and removed through a cough as much as possible.
  • Stay away from people with flu or cold. 

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Common cold

The tips that one should follow while suffering from common cold are as follows:

  • Keep one’s hands clean: Keep the hands clean by sanitizing them or washing them, as it helps to avoid the transferring of cold causing viruses. Especially, clean one’s hands after visiting public places like movie hall, shopping complex, gym, airport, and railway station. As these places contain a lot of germs.
  • Usage of disposables is recommended and encouraged if anyone from the family is suffering from common cold. By doing this one can prevent infection from spreading. After the usage disposables should be put into trash cans. One must particularly use disposable crockery like cups, plates, spoons and glasses, paper tissues. 
  • Maintain the hygiene of one’s dwelling place:  One should keep the house area germ free by cleaning it thoroughly with disinfectants. One must take care of cleaning the most touched things in the house like remote control, laptop, cell phone, etc. It helps to avoid viral infection, which includes common cold.
  • In the case of children suffering from common cold, clean his/her toys and utility items properly.
  • Keep the towels and clothes separate for the person suffering from common cold.
  • Maintaining a healthy and good lifestyle is important. One must exercise, take healthy meals, and sleep properly to boost up the immune system. Body’s immunity helps to fight the common cold and other infection.
  • Keep the stress in control: Stress is one of the major factors that weaken one’s immunity; hence one should try to relax. Good immunity means increases in the efficiency to fight with germs that cause the common cold.
  • Make swimming a habit: People are prone to common cold should try swimming and make it a habit. Doing so can improvise the flow of blood in the nasal tract.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Acute Bronchitis

  • If you are suffering from acute bronchitis, do use a tissue to cover your mouth while coughing or sneezing. This will help in preventing your co-workers or friends from contracting this infection.
  • If you are working in factories, do use a mask to avoid inhaling dust and smoke.
  • Do wash your hands frequently, especially in the flu season, to get rid of any virus or germs that you might have picked up.
  • Use humidifiers if you think there is an increase in humidity in the room.
  • Inhale steam three to four times a day so that the mucous gets liquefied. It will clear congestion.
  • Do take vaccination for flu every year.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Do take rest.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/ GORD)

  • Avoid large meals. Eat small regular meals during the day
  • Restrict fluid intake 3 hours before bedtime
  • Raise the head of your bed or sleep on 2-3 pillows to help prevent reflux that occurs more easily when lying down
  • Lose weight if you are overweight

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Hives

Here are the some of the most recommended tips that one should follow if he/she is suffering from the disease Hives.

  • Visit a doctor as soon as you observe symptoms.
  • Identify and avoid all the triggering factors.
  • Apply moisturiser and soothing agents like petroleum jelly.
  • Use mild soap for bathing.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Pain

  • Relax your mind and body.
  • Take a deep breath. Hold your breath for 2-3 minutes and then release.
  • Focus your attention on another part of the body which is not paining.
  • Think positively by focusing your attention towards pleasant places or things.
  • If the pain persists for longer than consult with the doctor.
  • Try to sleep for a while.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Asthma

  • Identify your asthma triggers and avoid them.
  • Always cover yourself fully (especially chest, feet and ears) before going out in cold weather.
  • Avoid exercises beyond your physical stamina. Do not over exert.
  • Always wear pollution mask if you are staying in high pollution area.
  • If asthma is hampering your day to day activities, pl. consult your doctor as he might change your medication.
  • Wash your bed sheets and pillow covers every week in hot water to get rid of dust mites.
  • Reduce stress.·        
  • Consult your general practitioner or paediatrician early if your child shows symptoms of asthma.  Asthma can be potentially life-threatening, especially in an acute episode.
  • Make sure your asthma is controlled. Follow-up with your doctor six months to review and adjust your treatment is necessary. If your asthma is well controlled, your doctor may consider tapering down your treatment.
  • Consider doing an allergy test- blood or skin prick. If you have allergic asthma, it will be helpful to know what the triggers are and how to avoid them

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What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Some of the don’ts that should be kept in mind:

  • Don’t Miss Your Inhaler

Carry your inhaler with you always to avoid an awkward situation.

  • Don’t Use Cough Syrups 

As a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease sufferer, you must remove your excess mucus from your chest as it leads to coughing. When you use cough syrups to suppress your cough, it will build up mucus and make you susceptible to infections.

  • Don’t get exposed to pollutants. 

Try and stay away from any smoke and pollution. Don’t use spray products like air fresheners, deodorants, perfumes, and cleaning sprays. Try to stay away from traffic smoke, fire fumes, chemical smoke, and passive smoking.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Cough

Some of the things that should be avoided while suffering from a cough are as follows:

  • Do not expose oneself to the smoky and dusty area if suffering from a cough, as such conditions can worsen a cough.
  • Do not work in industries that produce toxic fumes. 

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Common cold

One must avoid a few things when attached by the common cold. Some such things are as follows:

  • Do not touch one’s face, particularly the eye, mouth, and nose area, when exposed to the people suffering from common cold.
  • Do not smoke: Smoking a cigar or a cigarette may disturb the air passage and increase the chances of the common cold, and certain other infections. Passive smokers are also at a risk of catching a common cold. Hence, smoking should be completely avoided.
  • Avoid going to the work place:  Since common cold is a contagious disease, one should avoid visiting public places. Also, some rest is advised during common cold accompanied by fever. 
  • Do not travel by air: When suffering from common cold, one should not take flights. Increase in pressure while flying can make the ear drum rupture if one is congested. Also, dry air of the plane may irritate the inflamed nasal track and enhances the chance of bleeding nose.
  • Do not drive when feeling drowsy: Lack of sleep caused due to blocked nose and inability to breathe properly can make one feel drowsy all the time. Also, certain medicines prescribed in common cold have sedatives in them, which may cause drowsiness. Driving in such state may be proved hazardous, hence avoid driving in such illness. 
  • Avoid sexual activities: Although indulging in sexual activities is said to be an immunity booster, but it may cause the transmission of common cold causes viruses. Especially, kissing a healthy partner by the infected partner may result in the transferring of the germs. Hence, one should restrict from sexual activities.    

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Acute Bronchitis

  • Quit smoking.
  • Avoid being around people who smoke. Passive smoking also causes bronchitis.
  • Avoid going out in damp weather.
  • If you have acute bronchitis, be considerate of others by not going out in public places, parks and malls.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/ GORD)

  • Don’t lie down immediately after eating.
  • Don’t consume large meals high and fat and protein that takes longer to digest and delay stomach emptying.
  • Don’t stay away from foods that lower the LES tone (see below).

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Hives

 

Experts have given some tips regarding the management of the healthy skin and thus they recommend avoiding some things. So, here are some best tips: -
  • Don’t use any cream or lotion without prescription.
  • Don’t wear tight clothes.
  • Don’t use and rely on hotel linens and soaps.
  • Don’t experiment new products.
  • Don’t eat spicy cuisines.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Pain

  • Don’t take any type of painkiller on your own. It may provide temporary relief but may not cure the disease.
  • Don’t neglect the chronic pain. It can be the symptom of chronic disease also.
  • Don’t take the stress. It can increase the pain.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Asthma

  • Avoid pets.
  • Remove carpets and soft toys from the room of your child as these accumulate dust, dust mites which trigger an asthma attack.
  • Avoid dampness in the house. Let fresh air come in. Keep all areas of your house dry.
  • Do not smoke, avoid being close to people who smoke.
  • Avoid burning of incense (Pooja agarbatti) at home, since it triggers an asthma attack.
  • Avoid going to kitchen when food is being cooked, especially frying etc.·       
  • Do not delay seeking treatment when you suspect to have a chest infection. Because your airways are hyper reactive, an infection can easily trigger an acute asthma attack.
  • Do not leave your house without your reliever pump or allow your medication to run out. An acute episode can occur at any time and may be fatal.
  • Do not smoke if you have asthma or smoke around your child who has asthma. Passive smoking's effects are just as harmful.

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