A cough is a common reflex action that aims to clear the throat of mucus or foreign irritants. Coughing to clear the throat is typically an infrequent action, although there are a number of other conditions that can cause more frequent bouts of coughing. Most coughs will clear up, or at least significantly improve, within two weeks. Any cough that produces blood or hasn't improved after a few weeks may be serious.
A cough is a sudden and often repetitively occurring reflex which helps to clear
the large breathing passages from secretions, irritants, foreign particles and ...
A cough is your body's way of responding to irritants in your throat and airways.
An irritant stimulates nerves there to send a cough impulse to your brain.
Nov 26, 2015 ... A cough, also known as tissus is a sudden reflex humans and many animals
have to clear the throat and breathing passage of foreign particles, ...
Sep 26, 2015 ... A cough is a common reflex action that clears the throat of mucus or foreign
irritants. Coughing to clear the throat is typically an infrequent ...
Oct 1, 2010 ... A cough is a natural reflex that protects your lungs. Coughing helps clear your
airways of lung irritants, such as smoke and mucus (a slimy ...
Read about chronic cough causes such as medications GERD, postnasal drip,
rhinitis, asthma, sinus infection, bronchitis, pneumonia, and smoking. Symptoms
WebMD has the basics on common triggers, related symptoms, and treatment
options for your cough.
Nov 7, 2014 ... Learn about coughs, (acute, chronic, or persistent), which can have common
causes such as infections, or chronic (persistent) cough may be ...
Coughing is the body's way of removing foreign material or mucus from the lungs
and upper airway passages -- or reacting to an irritated airway.