A chronic cough may be caused by nerve irritation.
Herbs that support proper function of the nervous system: Lady's Slipper, Oat Straw, Valerian, St. John's Wort, and other herbs. An imbalance/deficiency of Vitamin B12, B-Complex vitamins, Magnesium, Calcium, and/or Essential Fatty Acids (Omega 3, 6, 9) may also cause problems with nerves.
Gluten has been known to irritate the nervous system in those who are sensitive (Celiac Disease, non-Celiac gluten sensitivity). Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye and barley (also often in oats due to cross-contamination with wheat).
Chronic Lyme Disease, Chronic Bartonella (clinical dx only), Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication/Chemical Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, chronic Lymphopenia, etc.; G-Tube; Currently trying to wean off TPN.
Meds: Pulmicort, IV Ceftazidime, Heparin (to flush PICC line), Claritin, Domperidone, Colloidal Silver (used topically), probiotics, Milk Thistle, Ailanthus, homeopathy.