The cause of coughing while eating is called dysphagia, states Today's Dietitian. This condition either refers to esophageal dysphagia, when it feels like food gets caught in the back of the throat or the chest, or oroph... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

There are numerous reasons for an older dog, or any dog, to develop a cough including tracheal collapse, heart disease and pneumonia. Sometimes, the cough can be as simple as an irritated throat so when a cough develops ... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Asthma, postnasal drip and gastroesophageal reflux disease are all causes of chronic cough in adults, according to Mayo Clinic. Infections, chronic bronchitis and certain drugs used to control blood pressure are addition... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cold & Flu

Some possible causes of choking on saliva are hypersalivation, dysphagia and certain types of neurological conditions. Some very common causes for hypersalivation can be due to eating spicy or sour foods or taking certai... More »

Some of the most common causes of bloodshot eyes include dust or allergens, dry air, exposure to the sun, bacteria or viral infection, and coughing, according to Healthline. Bloodshot eyes occur when the blood vessels of... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Common causes of constant coughing and excess phlegm include postnasal drip, asthma and gastroesophageal reflux disease, according to Mayo Clinic. More serious causes include viral and bacterial infections, chronic bronc... More »

Fetal positioning in the uterus is a possible cause of overlapping toes, and the condition is likely inherited, according to Foot Vitals. As of 2015, doctors are not certain of the cause of overlapping toes, but the cond... More » Health Pain & Symptoms