Some of the most common questions asked on our helpline each week relate to coughs.
Coughing is a natural body reflex and we have all experienced this symptom. All of us will have one or two normal coughs a day to help clear the throat and respiratory passages – but there are many health conditions giving rise to this symptom. So when does your cough need attention? What should you look out for? What types of cough are there? How can you tell each apart?