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Is it true that dairy products thicken mucus in the throat? If so, why?
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Dr. Mark Patterson
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In brief: Actually no
When you have mucus in the throat, certain foods and drinks can make it feel worse.
It is a common myth that dairy products make it worse, but in fact they do not. In fact, you want to increase the amount of fluid in your diet to help thin the secretions.

In brief: Actually no
When you have mucus in the throat, certain foods and drinks can make it feel worse.
It is a common myth that dairy products make it worse, but in fact they do not. In fact, you want to increase the amount of fluid in your diet to help thin the secretions.
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