Updated 03 June 2015

Action point


Try avoiding aerosol sprays like deodorants. These sprays may irritate your airways and can aggravate coughing.

Rather opt for solid deodorant sticks or roll-ons. Also, instead of hairspray, try wax or gel products.

Visit our Cough Centre for more on managing this condition.


Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live healthier

Sleep better »

Most physical activities help you sleep better 10 tips for better sleep

10 reasons you may have insomnia and how fix it

Here are 10 reasons why you may have insomnia – along with possible ways to solve the problem.