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Whooping Cough – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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Whooping cough is an infectious disease. It attacks on respiratory system and damage immune system. Caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis, according to experts, whooping cough usually affects children between the ages of 1-5 years.

Whooping Cough Symptoms:

  • Severe coughing
  • Recurrent vomiting
  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Nasal congestion
  • Fever
  • Dry cough

Whooping Cough Causes:

  • Bacterial infection in the respiratory system
  • Transmitted from the infected person

Natural Home Remedy Using Fenugreek Seeds, Ginger and Honey:

  1. Take 250 ml water
  2. Add 1 tsp fenugreek seeds
  3. Boil the water till it reduces to half
  4. Strain the mixture
  5. Add 1 tsp ginger juice
  6. Add 1 tsp honey
  7. Mix well
  8. Drink this lukewarm

Natural Home Remedy Using Garlic:

  1. Garlic contains allicin which has anti-bacterial properties
  2. Crush a few garlic cloves and make paste
  3. Press this on a sieve and extract juice
  4. Drink 1 tsp of this juice 3 times in a day


  • There is a high risk of dehydration in this condition
  • Hence, one should keep the body hydrated by:
  • Drinking 8-10 glasses of water everyday
  • Drinking juices and soups
  • Eating fruits with high water content

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