Updated 21 April 2015

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Struggling to sleep due to a nagging night time cough?

Sucking on a sore throat lozenge before bedtime might help. By soothing and numbing your throat, it can relieve the cough long enough for you to fall asleep.

Visit our Cough Centre for more on managing this condition.


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