Why does cold air increase cough?

Cooler air can make an existing cough worse.

So if someone has a respiratory infection, such as common cold, pneumonia or bronchitis, then staying outside in the cold may…

make them cough more.

This is the reason most coughs seem to get worse when the temperature falls after subset.

By OzoIgboNdu1 of Igbo Defender

Digital marketer and Marketing analyst