Find natural & home remedies for Bronchitis


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Learn what is asthmatic bronchitis. Explore types, symptoms & bronchitis treatment options.


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Find natural & home remedies for Bronchitis :

Find natural & home remedies for Bronchitis Learn what is asthmatic bronchitis. Explore types, symptoms & bronchitis treatment options

How Is Bronchitis Diagnosed?:

How Is Bronchitis Diagnosed? Tests are usually unnecessary in the case of acute bronchitis, as the disease is usually easy to detect through your description of symptoms and a physical exam. The doctor will simply use a stethoscope to listen for the rattling sound in your lungs' upper airways that typically accompanies the problem. In cases of chronic bronchitis, the doctor will likely get an X-ray of your chest to check the extent of the lung damage, as well as pulmonary function tests to measure how well your lungs are working. The level of oxygen in your blood may also be checked with a small sensor that is clipped on your finger.

What Are the Treatments for Bronchitis?:

What Are the Treatments for Bronchitis? Conventional treatment for acute bronchitis may consist of simple measures such as getting plenty of rest, drinking lots of fluids, avoiding smoke and fumes, and possibly getting a prescription for an inhaled bronchodilator and/or cough syrup. In some cases of chronic bronchitis, oral steroids to reduce inflammation and/or supplemental oxygen may be necessary . In most cases, you should simply do all the things you usually would do for a cold: Take aspirin or acetaminophen for discomfort and drink lots of liquids.

Home Remedies for Bronchitis:

Home Remedies for Bronchitis For acute bronchitis : During the acute phase of bronchitis, if you are experiencing fever, coughing, or wheezing, stay at home, keep warm, and drink plenty of fluids. You don't necessarily need to stay in bed, but don't overextend yourself. Consider using a vaporizer, or try inhaling steam over a sink full of hot water . For chronic bronchitis : If you have chronic bronchitis, avoid exposure to pollution, paint or exhaust fumes, dust, and people with colds. Consider using a vaporizer or inhaling steam over a sink full of hot water or in a hot shower. If you smoke, quit.

Managing symptoms at home:

Managing symptoms at home Get plenty of rest Drink lots of fluids – this helps prevent dehydration and thins the mucus in your lungs, making it easier to cough up Treat headaches, fever, and aches and pains with paracetamol or ibuprofen – although ibuprofen is not recommended if you have asthma

Stop smoking:

Stop smoking If you smoke, you should stop immediately. Smoking aggravates bronchitis and increases your risk of developing a long-term (chronic) condition . Stopping smoking while you have bronchitis can also be the perfect opportunity to quit altogether.

Eucalyptus Oil:

Eucalyptus Oil Steam therapy is very effective when suffering from bronchitis. Adding eucalyptus oil will soften the mucus in the obstructed airways and its antibacterial properties will help in the healing process. Simply add a few drops of eucalyptus oil to boiling water and cover your head with a towel so that you can inhale the steam. If eucalyptus oil is not available, you can use pine oil or tea tree oil. Eucalyptus oil can also be applied externally on the chest. This will help you expel the mucus and improve the functioning of the respiratory system.


Honey Honey is a natural way to deal with the cough that occurs with bronchitis. The antiviral and antibacterial properties present in honey will be soothing for the throat. At the same time, honey will boost your immune system. Adding one teaspoon of honey to your regular cup of tea will help a lot when suffering from bronchitis. You can also add honey to warm lemon water to treat congestion and throat inflammation that often accompanies bronchitis.

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