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Suggest ayurvedic treatment for cold and cough

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Hi, I am having a cold and bit of cough from long time 1 month or so yes auryvedic
Posted Mon, 24 Feb 2014 in Ayurveda
Answered by Dr. Munish Sood 3 hours later
Brief Answer: need more details Detailed Answer: Dear XXXX Thanks for contacting Ayurveda with your health concern and following points need additional information 1. Is cough dry or productive in nature, what is the frequency (day or night) and color of sputum (if there )? 2. any associated addiction, particularly smoking, taking spicy/sour food? 3. is cough associated with features like weight loss, reduced appetite, fever? 4. Since most cough in general practice are due to common cold but since duration is 1 month, was general physician examination carried out in between and was Chest x ray taken to rule out any lung pathology? 5. what were the medicine (s) taken [if any] to avoid any drug-drug interaction? i. Avoid: deep fried food ( samosa, pakoda, chips, idli), sour fruits ( mosambi, oranges, green grapes, lemon, shrikhand), protect neck area while riding bike, travelling in bus/car with open window panes,cold water, rice and milk at night. ii. Take: lukewarm water with honey for gargles,moong/arhar dal, mulethi, laung, old brown rice, chapatti with no oil, papaya, black grapes. .have a Physician check up to rule out any underlying/hidden cause with relevant investigations. Dr. Munish sood Consultant & Physician Naimittika Clinic
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