(1) An example is the belief, originating in classical times, that disease is caused by an imbalance among four bodily humors: blood, phlegm , yellow bile, and black bile.(2) During this time, active smoking decreased, particularly in men, as well as slightly did the prevalence of respiratory symptoms, such as phlegm and cough.(3) Immigrants living among people from the same country in a kind of ghetto therefore have no incentive to overcome their phlegm and finally learn German.(4) Production of phlegm , shortness of breath, and wheezing were significantly more prevalent in exposed than in reference subjects.(5) You've probably seen - and heard - them in the gym: people sniffling, sneezing, coughing up phlegm .(6) Our bodies were thought to be composed of blood, phlegm , black bile, and yellow bile just as the world at large consisted of earth, air, fire, and water.(7) A cough is a reflex action to clear the airways of mucus, phlegm , irritants or a foreign body.(8) COPD (similar to chronic bronchitis) is a disease which narrows the airways, causing excessive amounts of phlegm to be produced and causes shortness of breath in its later stages.(9) This herb should not be used by those with wind cold conditions such as the common cold when there is phlegm nor should it be used when there is Spleen deficiency with diarrhea.(10) phlegm and determination carried them through many difficult situations(11) Several respiratory symptoms among plywood workers have been found, including cough, phlegm , asthma, chronic bronchitis, and chest colds.(12) Drinking lots of fluids, especially water will help to reduce phlegm and mucus.(13) You may begin with a dry cough, then produce phlegm as the cold progresses.(14) If the disease progresses and cavities form in the lungs, the person may experience coughing and the production of saliva, mucus, or phlegm that may contain blood.(15) The remedy has a particularly potent curative effect on chronic bronchitis, coughs, and asthma due to excessive phlegm .(16) In a comparison of a low-pollution rural and a high-pollution urban area in Italy, the residents of the latter had a greater prevalence of respiratory symptoms, except chronic phlegm .