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Chronic cough isn’t all in your head — only part of it is by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 22 Oct 2012 12:00am Like many other bodily functions, coughing is a complex phenomenon that is under both conscious and unconscious control. Coughing during an acute bronchitis or after inhaling a lungful of seawater is vigorous and involuntary. A slight tickle in the back of the throat that creeps up when we’re on a first date or in a crowded theater, on the ... Read on »
CHRONIC COUGH CONFUSION by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Thu 04 Feb 2010 12:00am Feb 04                          In regards to a chronic cough, the main source of confusion is the common assumption among both patients any many health care providers that the cause ‘must come from the lungs.’  This assumption on the part of many physicians often leads to a ... Read on »
Chronic cough and sputum production predict COPD exacerbation by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 5:25pm By Philip Ford Chronic production of cough and sputum are closely linked to exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), say researchers who recommend specific therapeutic interventions to reduce the use of healthcare resources in patients with the disease.     Pierre-Régis Burgel (Hôpital Cochin, Paris, Fran ... Read on »
July 24, 2008 COPD chronic cough-sinus-gerd and keep moving by Roxlyn Facebook Posted Thu 24 Jul 2008 4:09pm Mark Junge's SeQual Bike TourOn July 24, 2008 I am continuing my ride around the world with the Eclipse 2 with AutoSAT Technology, Personal Ambulatory Oxygen System by SeQual Technologies Inc. The ride starts inSan FranciscotoSan Diego,CA. Thus, we will have taken the oxygen tour from coast-to-coast and border-to-border.Already the bicycle tour ... Read on »
Iron May Benefit Chronic Cough by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 29 Nov 2012 8:00am A recent study shows that iron deficiency may cause some cases of chronic cough in women. Reported in the International Journal of Clinical Practice, the research claims that patients presenting to an outpatient respiratory clinic with unexplained chronic cough, and later found to be iron deficient,  showed a “dramatic” improvement in the ... Read on »
Treatment and possible reasons for persistent chronic cough by rita359 Posted Sat 01 Dec 2012 7:02pm A cough is considered to have become chronic once it hasn’t stopped for more than 8 weeks. A persistent cough is a symptom of some sort of underlying illness, such as asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, sinus problems, gastroesophageal reflux disease , allergic rhinitis, or by something like a foreign body trapped in the airways or tobacco smoking. ... Read on »
Chronic cough and Alternative medicine by Vaidyan Charakan Posted Fri 06 Nov 2009 10:03pm "Doctor, He is coughing badly for the last 4 months." A man in his mid 20s was saying about his thin and frail looking father who was sitting slumped on my patient's chair. "4 months!!! You did not take him to any doctor?" was my angry question. Son: "Yes, he was under a doctor's treatment for 4 months". Me: "Were any blood tests ... Read on »
Chronic Cough Responds to Epilepsy Drug, Study Finds by Medline Plus Posted Tue 28 Aug 2012 9:00am But expert contends few patients really need it Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cold and Cough Medicines , Cough Read on »
Health Tip: Treating a Chronic Cough by Medline Plus Posted Wed 26 Sep 2012 7:00am Remedy's effectiveness depends on the cause Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Cough Read on »
Effective Natural Acid Reflux Remedies by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Sat 12 Jul 2008 1:01pm Copyright © 2008Lucy. Visit the original article at Most likely you know the feeling - just finished a wonderful meal and the discomfort of heartburn sets in almost immediately. What’s worse - you could be suffering from acid reflux or GERD, which can be extreme ... Read on »