What Is Smokers Cough?

What is a smokers cough?

People who smoke regular develops a cough. This cough is caused by the body clearing out the chemicals that entered the airways and lungs through tobacco use.

If the cough is persistent, lasting for more than 3 weeks, it is known as a smoker’s cough. While the cough may begin as a dry cough, it can eventually produce phlegm. Other symptoms include a sore throat and chest pain.

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Brahmi- A Brainy Herb

The herb is known by different names. It is known as Brahmi in Hindi, Water Hyssop in English and its botanical name is Bacopa monnieri. It finds mention in a number of ancient Ayurvedic texts like Atharva Veda, Charaka Samhita and Sushruta Samhita.

Brahmi is quite a prominent Ayurvedic herb, mostly famous for its ability to work as a tonic for the brain. Ayurveda classifies the herb as a Medha Rasayana which means herb that provides longevity and improves memory and intelligence.
Brahmi is a perennial creeping herb with soft and non-aromatic and can grow up to 6 inches in height. The herb is sometimes also called a water aquarium plant since it can grow in water.

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Anosmia- Loss Of Smell

Anosmia means loss of sense of smell. It is usually caused by nasal condition and rarely by brain injury. As the nose is in direct contact with the external environment, it is exposed to the many microorganisms and pollutants present in the atmosphere. Due to the increase in environmental pollution and the busy lifestyles of today, rhinitis and sinusitis are common disease in the present era. Improper management of this stage leads to sinusitis, which may later lead to chronic sinusitis. All these disease have a common symptom as anosmia.

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Ayurveda means knowledge (veda) of life (ayu) which includes balance of doshas, digestive fire (agni), and tissues (dhatus), proper elimination of waste products, and healthy atma, mana, and organs. Sadvritta is all about principles of right conduct for maintaining a healthy mind. Practising them gives balance and peace to the mind and a healthy body.

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Ritu Sandhi: Seasonal Transition

Ayurveda is not merely medical science, but it is the science of life. The aim of Ayurveda is to prevent disease and to maintain health. Acharya Charaka has explained that the strength and lustre of human beings who knows the suitable diet and regimen for every season and practices accordingly are enhanced. But habituated things if to be given up then it is to be done slowly and gradually otherwise it may lead to Asatmyaja roga (allergic disease).


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