Upper respiratory tract infections caused by viruses, which is an infection of the nose, sinuses, and airways. Coughing can also arise due to throat irritation due to the release of mucus into the rear portions of the throat.
Cough usually begins when a substance is one of the intruders reach receptors in the nose, throat or chest. The body attempts to convey the message to cough center in your brain, which carries signals to the body’s cough. after you breathe the air epiglottis and vocal cords will close tightly, so the air trapped in the lungs. Abdominal and chest muscles to contract strongly. At the end of the epiglottis and vocal cords suddenly open, so that trapped air exploded out.
Some tips when you cough
• Drink a lot, a lot of fluids will help clear the throat, drink water or fruit juice should not drink soda and beverages containing caffeine
• Honey, candy sucking on lozenges or tablets can help relieve minor throat irritation and may help prevent the cough if your throat is dry or painful.
• Try expectorant drugs, ie drugs that can help clear mucus. Expectorant substances can increase the flow of normal fluid in the throat.
• Try a cough suppressant medicines are available in liquid or solid, these drugs can affect your cough reflex.
Immediately go to the doctor for treatment is the best way when you have a cough that does not soon recover, for examination and treatment are more incentives.