Being ill with colds and coughs that sometimes turns into bronchitis can be more delicate than you thought it is. It is very essential to know the difference between a simple cough to a serious one.

Our body get rids of phlegm and mucus when we have a cough. It is usually experienced when we’re going to have a cold. Continuous coughing is normal if it is associated with colds, but if not, that is surely a matter not to ignore. Visit your doctor for a check- up.

Bronchitis is sometimes called chest cold. It is classified in to two according to its longevity namely acute and chronic bronchitis. Acute bronchitis will only last for about one to three weeks and is easy to cure. Opposite to that is chronic bronchitis which goes beyond three months to two years. In the case of chronic bronchitis, medical attention and maintenance is strictly required.

To know whether you have or prone to acute or chronic bronchitis, here are the list of its symptoms.

  • non-stop coughing
  • spitting out of phlegm and mucus which may appear clear white, yellowish grey, green in color or along with blood streaks
  • difficulty in breathing
  • fatigue and weakness
  • chest stiffness
  • slight fever and chills

Over the counter medicines are effective especially when suggested by a real physician. Some home remedies like using banana and honey can be efficient too. Less pricey and is easy to make.

DIY Banana Cream for Coughing

What you need:

2 medium ripe bananas preferably with dots
2 tablespoon of honey
sugar
400ml of boiling water

Preparation:

1. Prepare and peel the bananas.
2. Mash the bananas using a wooden or plastic spoon so it won’t turn dark in color.
3. Add sugar based on your desired amount. Mix well.
4. If you want to put honey in the mixture, let it cool first for honey loses its nutrients in high temperature.
5. Pour the boiling water and cover it for 30 minutes.
If you prefer to have a puree without any small particles, use the strainer to attain the result you wanted. It is recommended to consume at least 4 times a day, daily. New mixture must be prepared and gently heated before use each day. See effective results in a few days!

Honey is a common flavor of sore throat candies and medicine because it has the ability to smoothen your throat passageway. Its anti- bacterial properties also makes your immune system stronger. On the other hand, banana helps breaking dry and whooping cough. It has also other health benefits for its rich in fiber, potassium and vitamin c.

Source: Healthy and Natural Life

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Being ill with colds and coughs that sometimes turns into bronchitis can be more delicate than you thought it is. It is very essential to know the difference between a simple cough to a serious one. Our body get rids of phlegm and mucus when we have a cough. It...