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If sputum, a mixture of mucus and saliva, is not cleared from the lungs, it can cause ongoing inflammation and damage. These tips if done regularly, can help keep airways as clean as possible.
Keeping your house clean can actually make the air dirtier, say researchers. In fact, cooking and cleaning can lead to air pollution similar to a major city.
People who live in homes where wood, coal, and other solid fuels are burned to cook food are at increased risk for serious respiratory problems.
Eli Hendel, M.D., is a board-certified internist/pulmonary specialist with board certification in Sleep Medicine.
Jennifer is a dietitian with a passion for educating and empowering families on their journey through illness.