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Chest Congestion – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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Chest congestion is a type of chest pain. Feeling heaviness or pressure also refers to chest congestion. Human body relies on oxygen intake, however, when any type of obstruction happens in flow of oxygen into the lungs, not only chest congestion occurs but the sufferer could get asthma or pneumonia.

Chest Congestion Symptoms:

  • Pressure in the chest
  • Difficulty in breathing

Chest Congestion Causes:

  • Deposit of excess mucus and fluid in the lungs
  • Common cold
  • Respiratory infections
  • Flu or viral infections
  • Heart diseases

Natural Home Remedy Using Onion, Lemon Juice and Honey:

  1. Crush 1 onion to paste
  2. Press this paste on a sieve and extract its juice
  3. Add 4 tbsp lemon juice
  4. Add 2 tbsp water
  5. Add 2 tbsp honey
  6. Mix well
  7. Heat the mixture till it turns lukewarm
  8. Have it thrice a day

Natural Home Remedy Using Milk, Turmeric Powder, Black Pepper Powder and Honey:

  1. Take 1 glass hot milk
  2. Add ½ tsp turmeric powder
  3. Add a pinch of black pepper powder
  4. Add 2 tsp honey
  5. Mix well
  6. Drink it hot

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