Why Am I Coughing After Eating?

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Occasionally coughing is a normal part of life. Nonetheless, it's reasonable to wonder what's going on if you find yourself coughing frequently after eating.

Aspiration can induce coughing after eating. These are other reasons you might cough after eating, say specialists.

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, a food allergy is when your immune system overreacts to a food or dietary ingredient (ACAAI).

1) Allergy

Ice cream and ice water can irritate your digestive tract's nerves. Vagus nerve regulates digestion, heart rate, coughing, and swallowing.

1) Allergy

The feeling of needing to clear your throat or cough may arise if you consume a cold food or beverage. Thankfully, the symptoms tend to fade fairly fast.

2) You ate something cold

Asthma sufferers may experience difficulty exhaling because their airways become inflamed and restricted in reaction to a trigger.

3) You have Asthma

Some meals, especially those high in sulfites (a preservative), might provoke asthma symptoms.

3) You have Asthma

Acid reflux occurs when stomach contents enter the esophagus. This is especially true after eating. This can cause stomach contents to travel into your esophagus.

4) Acid Reflux

Acid reflux occurs when stomach contents enter the esophagus.  This can cause stomach contents to travel into your esophagus and cause coughing.

4) Acid Reflux

People who have trouble swallowing may cough as soon as they eat. Swallowing problems are called dysphagia.

5) Swallowing issue

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