Getting Sick

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Getting Sick

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So any advice for how to end a cold faster and how to keep well? I am down and out with another cold (I seem to have a terrible immune system) How do you guys help prevent/ end colds. Its hard to avoid germs when people constantly go out sick and spread there germs to you...
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Recent studies have indicated that the single best preventative measure is to wash your hands frequently, and avoid shaking hands with people.
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My prefered cold cures are Tiffy (cold tablets that you can find in all chemists or 7/11s) and lime juice with honey - with a splash of rum to make you feel better. :beer1:
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Rest, good food and paracetamol.

If you are under the weather, don't make it worse by trying to fight it off with anything energetic - ignore it and fight through it type of attitude.

get well soon...
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how to keep well?
Eat well, ( balanced diet with plenty of greens) exercise, get some sunlight everyday, stay away from sick people
visit the wat at least once/week
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armchairlawyer wrote: Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:28 am Recent studies have indicated that the single best preventative measure is to wash your hands frequently, and avoid shaking hands with people.
Interesting. For a while I have been reluctant about shaking hands, but it's pretty hard to avoid without appearing extremely rude. I used to say it was the one thing I agreed with Trump on. A year ago I attended a 40th birthday and as my friends Dad offered his hand I tried to avoid it, telling him I had a minor cold (which I did). The guy told me, in the most un-patronising way possible that it was very unlikely I would make him sick by shaking his hand.
And I took some notice, as he was the "Medical officer of health" in this area, there are six or 8 of them in the country (NZ).
I wasn't about to argue and say "but Donald Trump says..."
I always had the idea that some guy who has just wiped his face shakes my hand, then I touch my face a bit later. But according to this guy it doesn't really happen like that.
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armchairlawyer wrote: Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:28 am Recent studies have indicated that the single best preventative measure is to wash your hands frequently, and avoid shaking hands with people.
And avoid door handles, light switches, stair rails, elevator buttons, the self-serve menus at McDonalds, etc., basically anything that someone else has recently touched.
Who let all of this riff-raff into the room?

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Username Taken wrote: Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:02 pm
armchairlawyer wrote: Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:28 am Recent studies have indicated that the single best preventative measure is to wash your hands frequently, and avoid shaking hands with people.
And avoid door handles, light switches, stair rails, elevator buttons, the self-serve menus at McDonalds, etc., basically anything that someone else has recently touched.
That's why you need to wash your hands frequently.
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armchairlawyer wrote: Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:21 pm
Username Taken wrote: Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:02 pm
armchairlawyer wrote: Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:28 am Recent studies have indicated that the single best preventative measure is to wash your hands frequently, and avoid shaking hands with people.
And avoid door handles, light switches, stair rails, elevator buttons, the self-serve menus at McDonalds, etc., basically anything that someone else has recently touched.
That's why you need to wash your hands frequently.
ok;
so now we have; wear long pants, long shirts, a hat, shoes & socks and cover any exposed parts with DEET
wear a dust mask & gloves as well.
sounds like a plan
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Pirate's favourite medicine: 1000mg of Vitamin C / day.

https://www.myfooddata.com/articles/vitamin-c-foods.php
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