How to get rid of chest congestion?
There are some proven and effective remedies for chest congestion, as well as some effective over-the-counter treatments. Here's how to get rid of chest congestion naturally:
- Drink water: Water is a natural remedy for chest congestion. Staying hydrated helps lighten the mucus and thick mucus in the lungs, making it easier to expel.
- Use steam: Steam helps moisten the airways and loosen dry phlegm and mucus, making it easier to clear by coughing. You can use a humidifier or create your own steam bath by filling a bowl of hot water and covering your head with a towel placed over the bowl. Or you can just take a shower.
Here's how to get rid of chest congestion with medications:
- Cough syrup: Not only do cough syrups help stop coughing, some even try to expel phlegm.