Dietary contraindications for cough

Cough is a common respiratory symptom and its can be caused by a variety of reasons. During the onset, patients are advised to avoid irritating foods such as fennel, garlic, peppers and onions. Foods high in sodium such as dried nori, clams, oysters and pistachios should also be limited. In general, you should eat in moderation and also avoid eating a lot of spicy, oily and carbonated foods. It should be noted that in reality, the cause and severity of each patient’s disease can vary significantly, and diet is only one part of the disease treatment. Therefore, if you have any discomfort, it is recommended to actively consult a doctor, who will develop an appropriate treatment plan and give you reasonable dietary advice according to your specific situation.

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