Chronic Bronchitis Index
Chronic bronchitis is a cough that occurs daily with production of sputum that lasts for at least three months, two years in a row. Causes of chronic bronchitis include
cigarette smoking, inhaled irritants, and underlying disease processes (such as asthma, or congestive heart failure). Symptoms include
Treatments include bronchodilators and steroids. Complications of chronic bronchitis include COPD and emphysema.
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Polycythemia (High Red Blood Cell Count) Article
- Polycythemia facts
- What is polycythemia?
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- What causes polycythemia?
- What are the causes of primary polycythemia?
- What are the common causes of secondary polycythemia?
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25 Sore Throat Home Remedies Article
- What home remedies help to soothe a sore throat?
- Warm saltwater gargle
- Drink warm liquids
- Sage/Echinacea throat spray
- Apple cider vinegar
- Raw garlic
- Throat Coat tea
- Suck on ice chips
- Peppermint essential oil
- Marshmallow root
- Slippery Elm
- Frozen foods
- Eat chicken soup
- A humidifier
- A warm compress
- Throat spray
- Lozenges or cough drops
- Hard candy
- Zinc lozenges
- Drink plenty of fluids
- Quit smoking
- Over-the-counter (OTC) pain medications for sore throat pain