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The Way You Cough Says A Lot About Your - Health Here's What To Do About It

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Whooping Cough

The Cause: Be on the lookout because this is a highly contagious disease that can lead to serious health problems. It's definitely worse than a regular cough and you'll hear the iconic "whoop" sound with it.

The Cure: Since infants are at the highest risk for severe complications to develop, you should take every precaution if they are around. Consider wearing a mouth mask and taking ibuprofen to reduce the swelling in the throat.

Tuberculosis

The Cause: Once thought to be wiped out, TB has resurged across the country and reports of extreme tiredness, night sweats, and a persistent cough seem to pop up every day from this infection.

The Cure: Awareness is the first defense to contracting tuberculosis. After a doctor diagnoses a patient, they can begin the six months of antibiotic treatment which cures 99% of cases.

Share this so people can know the difference between serious and not this cold and flu season!

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