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What is good home remedy for cough and congestion?

May 2013
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Hi... What s good home remedy for cough n congestion?
Posted Tue, 1 Oct 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Sree Gouri SR 59 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Natural remedies for cough

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the query.
The natural remedies for cough and congestion are :
- Increased water intake and also other fluids like soups, warm tea etc. These will diluted the mucous secretions.
- Inhaling the steam will decrease sinus congestion.
- To decrease irritation of throat, tea with honey will help.
- By adding moisture to the air with humidifier cough can be decreased.
- Changing the position of sleeping from supine to semi - recumbent position by keeping pillows under head and back cough can be decreased in nights .
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