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Soothing a Cough

Inhale steam

(HealthDayNews) -- Has your bout with a cold or the flu left you with a nagging cough? Try soothing your cough with these tips from Lehigh University Health Center in Pennsylvania:

  • Drink plenty of clear fluids.
  • Inhale steam. Sit in a steamy bathroom or use a vaporizer.
  • Take one teaspoon of honey-lemon mixture as needed.
  • Rest with two or more pillows under your head to help control your coughing.

If after several days, you're still coughing, see your doctor.

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