The best way to relieve this is to gargel with salt water, it will dry out the phlegm. On the other hand, why would you want to??? As inconvenient as it may seem, these are the processes that your body is using to overcome the sickness. Nobody likes diarrhea, right? That, however, is the body's way of flushing out toxins or poisons from the body in the quickest way posible. This situation is no different. The body is merely trying to rid itself of that which burdens it...in any way possible. The harder you fight your body's infinite wisdom, the harder you make it for yourself.
Drink alot of water! other fluids are good to but, stay away from sodas, coffee, and Alcoholic Beverages. Expectorant medicines help with the symptoms however, you still have drink alot of water when you take any cold medicine.
I feel that any cough treatment that contains Guaifenesin works well and fast.
Naturade Expec Herbal Expectorant, with Guaifenesin is that one that I use because it's very simple, effective and natural and doesn't seem to contain any crap like artificial coloring or
You can try an over the counter cough medicine that contains an expectorant like guaifenesin. Ask the pharmacist for help to find the right product for your symptoms. Always follow the package label directions and see your health care professional if the problem worsens or persists.
To get rid of too much phlegm you can blow your nose and that will usually clear out your system. Also you can spit it out to clear your throat and then drink some water to wash out any extra phlegm that you may have missed.
usually by exerting air in your laranex at a angle which pushes on phlegm as you cough.
your body coughs to get rid oh phlegm, all you got to do is spit it out.
Hack it up and cough it out!
during bronchitis discharge of mucus
Common cold viruses are the ones that most commonly cause phlegm in your throat.
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Phlegm is mucous. It is generally referred to as "phlegm" and sometimes as "sputum" when referring to mucous found in the throat or expelled from the lungs/bronchial passages by way of a cough.
An expectorant. Really good at loosening phlegm from a bad chest cold.
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Orange juice can cause the mucus to thicken in your body and can cause you to produce more phlegm. Many people still drink it however when they have a cold because it contains Vitamin C.
Both colds and flu are caused by viruses. The color of the phlegm in respiratory viral infections such as these is very similar. If there is a secondary bacterial infection on top of the virus, the phlegm color may be darker and more greenish/yellow, but that is not always the case as symptoms can vary widely from person to person and microbe to microbe. See the related question below for differences in the cold and flu symptoms.