Patient Comments: Acute Bronchitis - Home Remedies


What home remedies have you found helpful for the symptoms of acute bronchitis? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: SD, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: May 14

After dealing with severe symptoms of acute bronchitis for 8 days, and no help from OTC allergy and cold medications, I finally went to the doctor. After diagnosis of URI (upper respiratory infection), bronchitis, and laryngitis {no voice}, I took doctor's advice; warm steam vaporizer, Equate brand maximum strength 'Mucus Relief' severe congestion and cough liquid {every 4 hours for 2 days}, and 2 (200 mg) generic ibuprofen as needed per bottle instructions. Amazing results and I was finally able to get some sleep. My voice will take another week to be back to normal.

Comment from: lola, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: November 20

Weirdly I found that drinking hot milk helps to calm and soothe the symptoms of very dry irritated throat which in turn helped to reduce coughing. Drinking water seemed to exacerbate bronchitis.

Comment from: deb, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: December 24

I have a dry cough. I am weak and when up a while must sit down. Chest feels tight when coughing and lungs hurt. I took Mucinex for 4 days, but am still sick.


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