The team at Pulmonology Advisor will be reporting on the latest news and research conducted by leading experts in the field. Chronic cough triggers were evaluated via survey in individuals based in the United States and United Kingdom who self-reported chronic cough in the National Health and Wellness Survey. Questions included 7 possible cough triggers. Chronic cough was defined as coughing daily for at least 8 weeks. Respondents who smoked or vaped in the past year, as well as those taking glucocorticoids or angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, were excluded. Of the chronic cough respondents, were based in the United States and in the United Kingdom.
Sex differences in cough reflex
Sex-related differences in cough reflex sensitivity in patients with chronic cough
Published on Authors of this article:. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland. Background: Asthma is one of the most prevalent chronic respiratory diseases. Despite increased investment in treatment, little progress has been made in the early recognition and treatment of asthma exacerbations over the last decade. Nocturnal cough monitoring may provide an opportunity to identify patients at risk for imminent exacerbations.
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Among patients attending specialist cough clinics there is an excess of females, but the reason for this sex difference is unknown. We tested the hypothesis that the sensitivity of the cough reflex is greater in female compared with male patients with chronic cough. Inhalation cough challenges with capsaicin and citric acid were performed in a large group of patients with chronic cough. The concentrations of tussive agent causing two C2 and five C5 coughs were calculated.
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