Dr. Mandel Sher left his heart in San Francisco. His big heart for cough that is! Dr. Sher is just back from San Francisco. He presented “Office Evaluation of Chronic Cough” at the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting, a professional society with more than 6,000 allergists, immunologists, and health professional members.
Dr. Sher’s seminar presented findings from a recent clinical research trial of a promising new cough drug. The key takeaway point: Chronic Cough is caused from a hyperactive cough reflex. GERD, asthma and post nasal drip act as cough reflex triggers. In plain talk, this means:
People with Chronic Cough are hard-wired to cough. They have an over-active, overly-sensitive cough reflex. Common irritants trigger the cough reflex and produce cough. This explains why some people with these common irritants cough and others do not. This important finding supports cough treatment aimed at the cause as well as the trigger(s).
Dr. Sher is a patient and Chronic Cough advocate. He works tirelessly to expand the medical community’s and the general public’s understanding of Chronic Cough as a serious and debilitating medical condition. As part of Dr. Sher’s commitment to advance treatment options for Chronic Cough, he collaborates with physician colleagues, scientists, and researchers from around the world to evaluate new Chronic Cough treatment options.
Dr. Sher and Center for Cough are a leading site in the United States for clinical research trials of new cough drugs. Center for Cough patients may volunteer to participate in these studies and have access to cutting-edge cough treatment options before they become available to the general public.
A cough that won’t go away is not normal. It could be an indication of a serious, underlying medical condition. Be sure to have it evaluated and treated by a Cough Specialist.
Call Dr. Mandel Sher at Center for Cough for a real and lasting cough solution. Find out more about how you may be eligible to participate in advancing the understanding of Chronic Cough by participating in clinical research trials: 727-393-8067.