“Health preservation” chronic cough harm, prevention and recuperation of traditional Chinese medicine tips!
Cough is a defensive reflex of the body, which helps to remove respiratory secretions and foreign bodies. It is a self-protective behavior. Coughing occasionally does not matter.But some people cough for a long time, go to the hospital after examination did not find a clear reason, this is what is going on?What is chronic cough? Chronic cough can be diagnosed as chronic cough if the cough lasts for more than 8 weeks and there is no obvious abnormality in chest imaging examination, excluding the cough caused by tuberculosis, bronchiectasis, bronchial lung cancer, gastroesophageal reflux and other diseases.Specific performance can be: cough paroxysmal, more common during the day or more common at night, often irritant dry cough or cough a small amount of thin white phlegm, lampblack, dust, cold air, speech and other factors easy to induce, cough often accompanied by itching throat.Chronic cough has a long course of disease, sustainable for several months or every year when the season alternates, some patients at night, very affect sleep.Female patients who have given birth will also have urine leakage due to pelvic floor muscle relaxation and cough, which will significantly reduce the quality of life of patients, and even produce depression and anxiety in serious cases.Chronic cough is easy to be misdiagnosed, many patients have been misdiagnosed as chronic bronchitis for a long time, a large number of antibiotics treatment is ineffective, and some patients repeatedly undergo various examinations due to unclear diagnosis, which not only increases the pain of patients, but also increases the economic burden of patients.Some people have cough symptoms after taking glycyrrhiza tablets, cough syrup and other antitussive and antitussive drugs, but after taking a period of time, the cough is still not relieved.This is because some patients do not understand the theory of TCM syndrome differentiation and treatment, did not find the right cause and pathogenesis, the right medicine.Traditional Chinese medicine believes that chronic cough is mainly in the lung.It is recorded in The Book, “The Yellow Emperor asked, saying, ‘Why is the lung causing cough?…Qi bo said: fur, lung also, fur first by evil, evil to its also.The cold diet into the stomach, from the lung veins to the lung, the lung cold, lung cold outside and inside evil, so the guest, it is lung cough.”The lungs can sense cold through the skin from outside the body and through the stomach from inside.The lungs are mainly fur. The lungs are communicated with the outside environment through the skin. The lungs can feel the cold through the skin and muscle surface outside.Eat cold food into the stomach, cold and cool gas can go up to the lungs along the lung veins, so that the lungs feel cold evil.The lung is delicate, by internal and external evil invasion, can lead to the normal physiological function of the lung damage, manifested as cough.Lung is the main organ of cough, cold evil is the main cause of lung diseases.Clinical findings, respiratory tract infection excessive use of heat and detoxification drugs or antibiotics, easy to leave cold evil invasion of the lung, the occurrence of prolonged chronic cough.Antibiotics have strict indications for the use of antibiotics, do not appear a sore throat, fever and other symptoms, on their own excessive use of antibiotics.Chinese patent medicine for the treatment of cold can not be used in disorder, such as Shuanghuanglian oral liquid, Pudilan anti-inflammatory oral liquid and so on are heat-clearing and detoxification Chinese patent medicine, suitable for exogenous wind-heat evil poison, no surface cold symptoms of patients.Although some cold patients are caused by cold, but depression and heat, mild aversion to cold, fever, sore throat, nasal congestion, yellow and white mucus and other symptoms, is not suitable for taking the drugs.Accordingly, small cold ten million cannot despise, must fall in the guidance of professional physician, norm is used correctly.In the treatment of the disease, the main principles of TCM are to go out through evil and relieve lung and cough, and the methods of internal and external use can be adopted.You can take half huoxiang Zhengqi water with hot water, or directly use huoxiang Zhengqi water drop pharynx.Huoxiang Zhengqi water is composed of many medicines, such as huoxiang, Thistle leaf, pinellia ternata, tangerine peel, Tuckahoe, almond, licorice and Magnolia officinalis, which can relieve the appearance of temperature and regulate the dampness of qi, and can ventilate the cold in lung, relieve lung, reduce phlegm and relieve cough.If accompanied by dry pharynx, bitter mouth, loss of appetite and other cold pathogenic depression and heat, can be combined with Chinese patent medicine small Bupleurum granule, the formula of Bupleurum, Scutellaria baicalensis has the effect of relieving yu heat.Combined use of both can play a role in relieving chronic cough symptoms.In addition, you can also choose tiantu, Dazhui, Fengmen, Feishu and other acupoints cupping, which can also play a role in promoting lung permeability and relieving cough.If the course of disease is long, the symptoms are serious, or accompanied by cough and other syndromes, we must go to the hospital in time to seek standardized treatment.In addition, patients with chronic cough should pay more attention to their daily life.It is suggested to develop the habit of avoiding cold and warm, and pay attention to keeping warm in clothes to avoid getting cold again and aggravating cough.Such as in the air conditioning room or after the weather turns cool, should wear collared clothes, protect the tiantu acupoint and Dazhui acupoint of the neck, because wind cold and other evil is easy to enter, induce cough.In addition, the diet should pay attention to eat less raw and cold food, prevent damage to lung and stomach Yang, eat more warm and soft light things, conducive to digestion.As the saying goes, “fish flesh phlegm”, daily should also eat less fish and other meat, avoid phlegm heat.China Traditional Chinese Medicine statement: the copyright of this article belongs to the original author, if there is a source error or infringement of your legitimate rights and interests, you can contact us through email, we will promptly deal with.Email address: email@example.com