smoker's cough


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smoker's cough

(smō′kərz)
n.
A rough, dry cough caused by excessive smoking of tobacco.
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This campaign will emphasise the link between a smoker's cough - an everyday occurrence that is familiar to most smokers - and lung cancer.
The smoker's cough is dry and short, that of the consumptive is deep and long.
ClearLungs Extra Strength is a new, stronger, homeopathic/herbal over-the-counter (OTC) medicine, used for treating lung congestion from colds, flu, bronchitis, smoker's cough, athletics, or other conditions," said Matt Warnock, President of RidgeCrest Herbals.
I have always had a bad smoker's cough, but recently I have been noticing flecks of blood in the phlegm, especially in the mornings.
But one that imitates a previous owner with a smoker's cough is destined for the bargain bucket, providing it is that and not bird flu.
Always ready to laugh off a smoker's cough, acne or a bout of an STD, there's nothing that can bring us down.
When to seek help: A smoker's cough is proof you're damaging your lungs, so quit before it gets worse - see your GP for advice and support.
Mullein has been used specifically to help clear out smoker's cough and was commonly smoked by Native Americans with lung congestion.
It is vital for middle-aged smokers in particular to visit their GP or practice nurse for a simple breathing test if they have a persistent smoker's cough or one of the other early symptoms.
o You breathe easier and your smoker's cough starts to go away.
The a-tocopherol replenished cigarettes reduced and/or eliminated "smoker's hangover", smoker's cough and throat/voice raspiness/hoarseness.
Unlike my colleagues and friends I never had a smoker's cough and used to think of them as sissies who cannot manage a good smoke.