• lungs
  • Inhalation is followed by a forceful exhalation and a consequent violent release of air from the lungs with the opening of glottis. (iloveindia.com)
  • The cough reflex consists of three phases: an inhalation, a forced exhalation against a closed glottis, and a violent release of air from the lungs following opening of the glottis, usually accompanied by a distinctive sound. (wikipedia.org)
  • body's
  • In such a case, a person coughs involuntarily and this is said to be the body's response to inflamed or blocked air passages. (iloveindia.com)
  • Coughing is the body's natural way of literally getting rid of the virus or other pathogen. (wikihow.com)
  • Respiratory
  • The most common cause of an acute or subacute cough is a viral respiratory tract infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • After a respiratory tract infection has cleared, the person may be left with a postinfectious cough. (wikipedia.org)
  • A cough can be an important sign of respiratory infections and lung disease, and if your cough doesn't clear up, you need to visit your doctor to make sure it is not a symptom of a serious health condition. (wikihow.com)
  • thirst
  • Was found very useful in epidemic cholera of 1831 and 1836 , particularly against the weakening vomiting and tormenting thirst, and it was found serviceable in subduing the premonitory symptoms. (homeoint.org)
  • breathe
  • The least motion makes his cough worse, even breathing makes it worse, so he will try not to breathe deeply. (hpathy.com)
  • In some cases, coughing won't let you sleep and causes it to hurt when you breathe. (wikihow.com)
  • hollow
  • The cough can be barking, hollow, metallic or can sound like fabric ripping or a carpenter sawing through wood. (hpathy.com)
  • occurs
  • Coughing occurs in mainly three phases. (iloveindia.com)
  • Atopic cough occurs in individuals with a family history of atopy (an allergic condition), abundant eosinophils in the sputum, but with normal airway function and responsiveness. (wikipedia.org)
  • constriction
  • Even in case of allergy, which is caused due to the constriction of air passages by pollutants such as pollen, cigarette smoke, animal dander or products with a strong fragrance, one experiences coughing spells similar to asthma. (iloveindia.com)