Dry cough is prevalent this season. If you are coughing heavily at night and are looking for a quick relief, then try these quick tips to feel feel better and get a good night’s sleep!
Gargle with salt water: Just heat a cup of water and add a pinch of salt to it. Gargle with this mix and you will definitely feel the difference.
Have honey: Just a tablespoon of honey will relieve you from that continuous coughing at night. Honey is believed to moisten the throat and reduce the coughing.
Sip ginger tea: Sip some ginger tea before bedtime to help the reduce the frequency of coughing during the night. Green tea will also help – the idea is to have something warm that soothes your throat.
Elevate your head while you rest: Do not rest on a flat surface while you are coughing. Support your head with additional pillows, and keep it elevated so that the irritation can subside.
Apply a balm: Applying balm on your nose will clear the nasal passages and hence will suppress the coughing for a while.