What is a Chronic Cough?
A cough is a sudden burst of air coming from your lungs up your nose or mouth. It causes your vocal folds to slam together, like when you clap your hands. If you are clearing your throat or coughing constantly, it can be very damaging to your vocal cords. Irritation of the throat or any tubes leading to the lungs can cause the triggering of a cough. A lot of people also cough ‘on purpose’ when they feel an irritation in the throat. It is important to note that coughing can ca