Why does cough with cervical and thoracic osteochondrosis

Osteoarthritis is a disease that leads to degeneration of the intervertebral discs, ligaments, and joints of the spine. Osteochondrosis most commonly affects elderly people. That is why this disease is often referred to as aging of the spine.

cough with degenerative disc disease

The Most common symptoms of degenerative disc disease has clinical manifestations in the form of incorrect posture, as well as observed changes neuralgic character. In turn, the osteochondrosis may be subject to the following spinal segments:

  • neck;
  • breast;
  • lumbar-sacral.

The description of the symptoms, particularly cough, degenerative changes of the vertebrae of the cervical and thoracic spine will be the focus of this article.

Symptoms of degeneration of the cervical spine

The statistical symptoms of the cervical part of the spine should include:

  1. limitation of mobility of the Department;
  2. subluxations of the spine.

In turn, disorders of neurological nature can be observed in the form of pain and sensory disturbance of the hands, neck and shoulders. Less often can include pain in the heart and the gall bladder.

Why a cough

Cough in osteochondrosis of the cervical and thoracic spine, as well as a feeling of "coma in a throat" are common symptoms of this disease. Cough with cervical osteochondrosis, and dry throat and other unpleasant symptoms arise from neurovegetative disorders that appear on the background of degenerative changes in the cervical vertebrae.