February 20, 2004
Soothing a Cough
(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.