Whooping Cough:

 

• It usually affects children between the ages of 1-5 years

• This disease is contagious

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Severe coughing

• Recurrent vomiting

• Runny nose

• Sneezing

• Nasal congestion

• Fever

• Dry cough

 

Causes:

 

• Bacterial infection in the respiratory system

• Transmitted from the infected person

 

Natural home remedy using fenugreek seeds, ginger and honey:

 

1. Take 250 ml water

2. Add 1 tsp fenugreek seeds

3. Boil the water till it reduces to half

4. Strain the mixture

5. Add 1 tsp ginger juice

6. Add 1 tsp honey

7. Mix well

8. Drink this lukewarm

 

Natural home remedy using garlic:

 

1. Garlic contains allicin which has anti-bacterial properties

2. Crush a few garlic cloves and make paste

3. Press this on a sieve and extract juice

4. Drink 1 tsp of this juice 3 times in a day

 

Tips:

 

• There is a high risk of dehydration in this condition

• Hence, one should keep the body hydrated by:

   o Drinking 8-10 glasses of water everyday

   o Drinking juices and soups

   o Eating fruits with high water content