Most people are troubled by cold-cough in winter. In this season, a lot of phlegm is produced in the body. Some people continue to struggle with cough and cold throughout the season. In such a situation, you must know what are the reasons for phlegm formation in the body? Is this not due to bad lifestyle and eating habits? Today, through this article, we will give you some such tips which after including them in your diet, you can get rid of phlegm as soon as possible.
Why is phlegm formed in the body?< /strong>
Mucus or phlegm is a liquid and sticky substance that plays an important role in cleaning your respiratory tract. But if this phlegm increases then you may have to face many difficulties. Sore throat, persistent cough, vomiting due to cough can be due to increased phlegm. Excessive phlegm in the body can cause many serious diseases like swelling in the respiratory tract, allergy, irritation in the throat or lungs, lung cancer, cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis. Cough can occur due to many reasons like infection, allergy, lung infection, bronchitis, pneumonia etc.
Drink lots of water
Dehydration Due to which phlegm starts increasing. Therefore, drink as much water as possible yourself and also make your child drink water. So that you remain hydrated throughout the day. Drinking water loosens the phlegm and comes out easily. If there is phlegm stuck in the respiratory tract, it comes out by drinking water.
Do not use excessive room heater in the house
Dry air Due to this, phlegm starts increasing in the body. Throat phlegm can be removed through humidifier or steam shower. Which can make breathing easier.
Gargle with salt water
Salt in warm water during sore throat or congestion. Make sure to mix and gargle. This will cure the swelling in the throat. Also there will be reduction in burning sensation. If there is severe pain in the throat, then gargle 2-3 times a day.