Cold and cough is a normal health issue every one of us face. It is not
Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. But too much coughing may mean you have a disease or disorder.
Some coughs are dry. Others are productive. A productive cough is one that brings up mucus. Mucus is also called phlegm or sputum.
Coughs can be either acute or chronic:
Acute coughs usually begin rapidly and are often due to a cold, flu, or sinus infection. They usually go away after three weeks.
Subacute coughs last 3 to 8 weeks.
Chronic coughs last longer than three weeks.
Causes of a cough
Common causes of coughing are:
1.Allergies that involve the nose or sinuses
2.Asthma and COPD (emphysema or chronic bronchitis)
3.The common cold and flu
4.Lung infections such as pneumonia or acute bronchitis
5.Sinusitis with postnasal drip
Other causes include:
- ACE inhibitors (medication used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, or kidney diseases)
- Cigarette smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Lung cancer
- Lung diseases such as bronchiectasis or interstitial lung disease
Mudras For Cold and Cough
Mudras is a part of holistic healing practices like Ayurveda and Yoga. Mudra is very useful and easy to practice.Anyone can practice it anytime. 45 minutes of practice is enough to get a good result. The major advantage of mudras is you may practice it while watching T.V or traveling.If you are new to mudras then follow the links to know more details like, how to do, benefits and precautions.
Before practicing Mudras it is very important to find your Ayurvedic Body type To find your Ayurvedic body type follow this link
Mudra For Wet Cough: Linga mudrā
Mudra For Dry Cough: Vaayu-shaamak
The practice of mudra is highly beneficial for your overall health. It will help you in many ways.
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