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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