Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Fill Form 2220 Reduce

Instructions and Help about Fill Form 2220 Reduce

How to get rid of mucus in lungs the body constantly produces mucus since it acts as the respiratory systems filter trapping various tiny particles that pass through your nose or mouth considering flem's role in protecting you from potentially harmful foreign bodies and infections it's unhealthy to be mucus free however it's not good to have too much of the runny substance either especially when it makes breathing difficult for those interested in learning how to get rid of mucus in lungs here are some tips 1 if your chest congestion is due to a cough or cold hydrate yourself constantly to help loosen the mucus and make it easier to expel sip small amounts of water from time to time so you gradually flush out and keep the sticky substance from accumulating in your throat avoid drinking hot or cold water or caffeinated drinks as these may trigger increased mucus production stick to warm or room temperature water to you can also take expectorant which help break down the flam and make it easier to expel however it is recommended that you consult your doctor first this is to help you rule out certain things that may interfere with the effectiveness of other medicines you're taking and avoid risking your health 3 avoid taking cough suppressants because this inhibits your body's ability to expel excess mucus from the lungs just let yourself COFF up the mucus and spit it out however if you are coughing too much and experiencing pain you can take a painkiller or a cough suppressant depending on the advice of your doctor in addition drinking warm water mixed with some lemon and honey can soothe your throat for steam can be effective in loosening mucus and making it easier for you to breathe and spit out the phlegm you can take a hot shower for about 10 to 15 minutes taking care not to subject yourself to sudden changes in temperature you can also boil water put it into a big bowl let your face hover about one foot above with a towel draped over your head to keep the steam in breathe in the warm vapor carefully and deeply for as long as you can adding a couple of drops of eucalyptus oil can help make the steaming a pleasant lung clearing experience 5 avoid eating foods that can thicken Flamm or trigger increased mucus production dairy foods are one culprit spicy food may also trigger clogged noses and even sinusitis 6 for a momentary relief you can eat a little bit of wasabi this green paste can break up mucus get your nose running temporarily in tea clunking your nasal passages however you should only consume a small bit of wasabi eating too much or too often can have the opposite effect 7 if you're a smoker kicking the habit will help your respiratory system from over producing mucus smoke tends to irritate the throat and cause it to produce more of the mucus lining 8 do you work with solvents and other chemical or synthetic irritants use gloves and a face mask when working with these substances to keep your lungs from producing more phlegm than necessary 9 it's also possible that the mucus is due to post nasal drip triggered by allergies ger D or sinusitis in these cases you'll need to see a doctor to get the right treatment and stop the excess of phlegm production do you now know how to get rid of mucus and lungs all these options cover various factors that may cause the overproduction of phlegm in your respiratory system try any of these tips and find out which works best for you