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Chronic Bronchitis Treatment – Natural Cures vs. Antibiotics

Chronic Bronchitis Treatment

Bronchitis refers to airway inflammation, and in its acute form, it is most commonly caused by a virus and lasts for several days. However, in some people, most commonly smokers, bronchitis can last for months at a time and recur regularly. In this instance, it is referred to as chronic bronchitis, and it has been associated in this form with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, better known as COPD. Antibiotics are used regularly for the treatment of acute bronchitis both for their ability to reduce coughing and, in the case of a less frequent bacterial infection, fight the source

Bronchitis in Children: Types, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Bronchitis in Children

Bronchitis is a condition in which the mucus producing lining of the bronchial tubes, which are the airways that connect the lungs to the windpipe, becomes inflamed. The condition comes in two forms. Acute is the name given to bronchitis when it occurs as a singular illness for a shorter period of time, lasting up to three weeks and does not regularly recur. Chronic bronchitis, and the more severe obstructive chronic bronchitis, is related to long lasting bouts of the condition, where symptoms persist