cough usually occurs with acid reflux, which
is a common condition and a horrible disorder. It
is one of the main diseases that occur in many
people. The medical term for this disease is GERD
or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. The acid
reflux condition can become very severe; however,
most people tend to take it very lightly.
Generally, stomach acids cause the
problem of acid reflux when it passes through the
stomach to the oesophagus. Not every person in
this world suffers seriously though. This is
mainly because most of the people possess a strong
barricade at the bottom of their oesophagus that
protects it from this acid. Some of the people
have a weak barricade.
What is Acid Reflux?
There are quite a number of people who
have a constant problem of continuous cough and
frequently have a doubt about the causes of this
problem. One of the main causes for continuous
cough is to have acid reflux disease or GERD. In
acid reflux, the Lower Oesophageal Sphincter tends
to get weak, because of which the acid from the
stomach tends to move upwards into the oesophagus.
This causes a burning sensation and in some cases,
an irritation in the larynx and the throat,
resulting in cough. This is why you can in fact
develop this type of cough very fast.
The Problem of Acid Reflux
Different types of cough can be
developed when the acids present in your stomach
are able to find their way through your lungs and
throat. This can actually cause the problem of dry
acid reflux cough where most of the people develop
dangerous disorders of breathing like bronchitis
and pneumonia. One of the common methods to deal
with this problem is intake of medicines which are
designed to manage acid reflux and also to
eliminate the activities that can cause this
Another kind of cough is caused when
acid irritation in the throat causes excess
accumulation of mucus in the larynx, and the
patient has a constant feeling of ‘a lump in the
throat.’ While attempting to clear his throat
again and again, the ‘clearing’ process can induce
a cough, which, however, is less severe than the
dry acid reflux cough.
A third kind of cough related to acid
reflux occurs when the patient has a gagging
sensation owing to taste of blood and pungent acid
in the throat. This is an extreme case which
occurs due to oesophageal bleeding.
However, before understanding how to
neutralize this problem, you should remember that
most of the over the counter medicines that are
available only deal with the acid reflux cough,
and do not treat the root cause which is the acid
reflux itself. Thus, chances are that the cough
will keep reappearing. Thus, in this case, it is
important that you adopt the holistic approach to
treat the root.
The Holistic Approach to Acid Reflux
If this condition in you becomes
severe, you should consider adopting the holistic
approach. Holistic treatment, which can include
detoxification, herbal remedies, and lifestyle and
dietary changes can fix the internal cause of acid
reflux cough and thus have a considerable
advantage over most conventional treatments that
merely touch the surface of this condition.
Holistic treatment is also perfectly safe as it
does not cause any side-effects and heals your