Why do we cough? What does cough mean? If I cough does it mean I am ill? How does cough relate to respiratory diseases? What is chronic cough? What role does cough play in the COVID-19 pandemic? What does it mean for a cough to be dry or wet? Why do different illnesses produce different coughs? If I smoke and cough frequently, should I be worried? Why use the cough sound for screening, diagnosis and monitoring? What has medical science discovered about cough? What can we do when we cough? Are there home remedies useful against cough-related illnesses?

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Cough at Night – Why So Much Nocturnal Cough?

Is it only me suffering from cough at night? There are many like you. Night cough itself is a nightmare.  People experiencing this frequently go through mood swings due to a lack of sleep. Besides disturbing the person afflicted, nocturnal cough disrupts the family as well. So, here is all you need to learn. Cough…

Understanding Cough Induced Laryngotracheitis

Laryngotracheitis is an inflammation of the upper respiratory tract, mainly the larynx, subglottic area from the vocal cords, and the trachea. A cough-induced inflammation occurs following the presence of a chronic cough. Chronic cough: is a cough lasting more than eight weeks. Exploring Causes For Cough-Induced Laryngotracheitis In most scenarios, there is an inciting incident…

How Does the Movie Contagion Compare to the Covid-19 Pandemic?

Launched in 2011, nine years before the Covid-19 pandemic, the movie “Contagion” by Steven Soderbergh attempts to accurately portray the medical implications, scientific aspects, and social repercussions of a global pandemic. In the movie “Contagion,” a fictional virus known as MEV-1 causes a severe disease that attacks the globe. To make this medical thriller come…