Ailments & Conditions

Common Causes of Chronic Cough

Coughing can be uncomfortable for many people, but it happens for a good reason. When we cough, foreign materials, and mucus are removed from the airways. This prevents your lungs from being irritated. Coughing can be a response of the body to illness and inflammation as well. While most coughs tend to be short-lived and last for several days or weeks, others may persist and last for months or years. In this article, we will take a look at the most common causes of chronic cough.