We at Hyfe, Inc., are a company devoted to working on tools to better understand the importance of cough. It is Hyfe’s intention in the future to seek regulatory approval for medical products that analyze cough in order that they may be used to diagnose, monitor, and facilitate better treatment of respiratory illnesses.
Coughing is a reflex action and your body’s way of clearing the airway of mucus, phlegm, or irritants. There are 2 types of cough: unproductive and productive cough. A productive cough involves coughing up some fluid. By contrast, an unproductive cough does not produce any sputum. Hence we call it a dry cough. Let’s check out some dry cough FAQs and remedies for home treatment.
There are various causes for a dry cough, but it is often the result of:
In some other cases, a dry cough can also be the result of some other health-related problems, including:
There are plenty of explanations for dry coughs while you’re feeling completely healthy and fine. Some of the causes include:
Or it can be the first sign of some serious diseases such as:
Dry coughs are usually caused by infectious conditions, such as colds and flu. These coughs occur because there is little to no mucus in your mouth. An individual may experience a tickling feeling in their throat and may not be able to stop coughing.
In most cases, the coughing goes on its own. However, this might not be true for some people as they may have come down with some health problems. This is why knowing how to keep track of both your health and your cough is extremely crucial.
A dry cough can give people a lot of discomfort and annoyance, so anyone who has it tends to try their best to get rid of it. You can use some natural remedies to relieve the symptoms. (Always keep in mind that these remedies can interfere with any medication you’re taking, which might result in unwanted side effects.) Here are some remedies you can take at home.