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Help with kicking a long term cough

Firstly, thank you for taking a few minutes to read this.

I've had a rolling chest cough for over a month now and having never been this sick for this long, I'm wondering if there's anyone out there who might be able to shed some light on it... maybe even suggest a possible remedy. I'm just so tired of feeling this way. Perhaps not being able to heal myself is the most disheartening part of it all.

I used the online Remedy Finder but I'm just not so sure I want to go blindly snatch up a bunch of medicines without doing some more research first. I'm going to use keywords from the Remedy Finder to help me phrase my symptoms in a more accessible way for anyone willing to help. I'm open to talking about this in depth and am willing to travel down the various avenues of 'whole person,' whether it be personal questions about my love life or the flavor of toothpaste I use. I'm just so unbelievably tired of being sick, I am willing to go to great lengths to heal myself.

Thanks in advance, and please remember I'm new here, so I apologize if this is not the correct way of going about seeking help.

Age: 25
Gender: F
Height: 5'7
Weight: 148 lbs.

The sickness:

It's been so long since it started, I cannot exactly remember how it came on. What I do know is that it has been chest-centric, whether a gripping and burning pain in the lungs or coughing fits at night that kept me awake. It has been pretty much the same for the past 2 1/2 weeks now, however. The coughs are occurring both day and night and nothing seems to quell them. They come from deep down and there is a sound of tumbling mucus, usually expectoration follows. Mucus is partially greenish-yellow and chunky, suspended in a clear sticky substance. This past weekend it has moved into my head and now the sinuses are affected, producing the same color. I am blowing my nose more than I am coughing now. Coughing, nose-blowing, sniffing and bending over are now producing a swelling brain sensation. Like a momentary migraine all over the skull and in the back of my neck. It takes about a minute to subside, but there is lingering soreness. This started today.

Two days ago we saw the sun for what felt like the first time in weeks (I live in Portland, OR) and it also gave me a headache. I noticed the children at school running around on the playground with just a t-shirt on and I was in a light jacket and sweatshirt with cold, damp palms and goosebumps up and down my arms, trying to not face the sun. This is very unlike me. I was becoming irritated and tired.

Any kind of physical activity aggravates expectoration. Yoga gave me vertigo, jogging caused me to lose my breath and to cough for many minutes.

I have felt generally tired this whole time I've been sick. It feels like I spend a good percentage of my day yawning. Sometimes I yawn so hard I feel like I've torn my throat.

Twice I had a scary moment in which a single long sudden cough took my breath completely and I was gasping to inhale. It may be like an asthma attack, but I'm not sure since I've never seen someone experience it before.

This is all just off the top of my head and I'm sure I've left a lot of crucial information out... please let me know if you can help.

Thank you,
Kait
 
  Manybas on 2011-04-21
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
Please take Natrum Mur 30c thrice a day at a gap of 4 hours for 3 days and report back.

One dose means
If the medicine is in pills form 4 pills. Don't touch pills with hand. Use cap of bottle to take pills.
If the medicine is in liquid dilution form, 3-4 drops in some 20 ml water. Sip up slowly.

Please follow homeo restrictions like no coffee, no raw onion/garlic, no strong perfumes, don't eat or drink anything within 30 minutes before or after taking medicine.
 
kadwa 9 years ago
Kadwa,

Great fast response! (: I appreciate it. I am going to try and find this locally so that I can start dosage as soon as possible. If I can't find it in town it's going to be a while before I can report back, since I will have to order it online.

Cheers,
Kait
 
Manybas 9 years ago

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