From Children of StarClan
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|Description:|| A coughing condition that might be mistake for the various other coughs, Chronic Cough is difficult to cure and might last for the rest of the life of the cat in question.|
Chronic Cough is characterized primarily by Difficulty Breathing and Coughing. The severity of the symptoms will fluctuate, sometimes even going into full remission for periods, as outside factors are added and removed.
|Duration:||Mild:||Chronic, with approximately 1 'attack' per quarter moon.|
|Moderate:||Chronic, with approximately 3 'attacks' per quarter moon.|
|Severe:||Chronic, with 'attacks' on a near daily basis.|
|Moderate:||As per mild case instructions|
|Severe:||As per mild case instructions|
|Residual Effects:||Mild:||Difficulty breathing for a day following an 'attack'.|
|Moderate:||Difficulty breathing for a day following an 'attack'.|
|Severe:||Difficulty breathing between 'attacks'.|
|Possible Complications:||Mild:||Over time a cat might develop permanent and constant breathing difficulty as the lungs become damaged by the infection.|
|Moderate:||As per mild complications|
|Severe:||As per mild complications|
|Notes:|| Cats who had other coughs when young are Prone to it.|
Cats who have family members with this condition are Prone to it.
This condition is Chronic, and is ongoing through the life of any infected.
This condition possess variable severity within a single case depending on outside factors.
This condition can be fatal if severe attacks are not treated quickly.
|Related Herbs:||Snakeroot, Horsetail, Mallow, Chickweed, Little Daisy, Borage, Chamomile, Juniper, Poppy, Tansy, Thyme, Feverfew, Parsley, Sage, Caraway, Honey|
|Related Symptoms:||Difficulty Breathing, Weakness, Cough|