Updated 25 June 2015

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5 of the strangest things to cause a cough

While coughing is usually a sign of illness, it can also be caused by something you unwittingly inhaled. These are the five weirdest things to have caused a cough.

Bronchitis may be behind your pesky cough

Are you finding that you just can’t get rid of your cough? Book an appointment with your doctor – a persistent cough is often a sign of bronchitis, even if you don’t feel that unwell.

Vaccinations curb whooping cough in babies

The best way to protect your baby from potentially deadly whooping cough is to be vaccinated against the disease while you’re still pregnant.

Speak to our cough expert and get the answers you need!


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