Fayette County Clinic:
Washington CH, Ohio

Phone 740-335-6935
Crisis 740-335-7155

Floyd Simantel Clinic:
Chillicothe, Ohio

Phone 740-775-1270
Crisis 740-773-4357

Highland County Clinic:
Hillsboro, Ohio

Phone 937-393-9946
Crisis 937-393-9904

Lynn Goff Clinic:
Greenfield, Ohio

Phone 937-981-7701
Crisis 937-393-9904

Martha Cottrill Clinic:
Chillicothe, Ohio

Phone 740-775-1260
Crisis 740-773-4357

Pickaway County Clinic:
Circleville, Ohio

Phone 740-474-8874
Crisis 740-477-2579

Pike County Clinic:
Waverly, Ohio

Phone 740-947-7783
Crisis 740-947-2147

 

 


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Health Tip: Caring for Bronchitis


HealthDay News
Updated: Nov 21st 2018

(HealthDay News) -- Bronchitis is inflammation of the bronchial tubes that carry air into your lungs.

When these tubes become infected, they swell and become lined with mucus, making it more difficult to breathe.

Symptoms may include cough, sore throat, fever, chest congestion and shortness of breath.

The American Academy of Family Physicians describes how to help treat bronchitis:

  • Drink plenty of fluids, but avoid caffeine and alcohol.
  • Get lots of rest.
  • Take an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication to reduce inflammation, ease pain and lower any fever.
  • Over-the-counter cough medicine is OK, as long as a sick child is at least 6 years old.
  • Increase the humidity at home, such as by using a humidifier.

If symptoms don't improve, see a doctor.