I always seem to catch a cold when traveling

Patient

Q: I always seem to catch a cold when traveling. How do I prevent this?

Doctor

A:   Thank you for writing to us.

If you are talking about the common cold, here are a few things you can do:
Drink clean water and if you are in an area with bad water, drink coke
Take vitamin C pills
Have lots of fresh fruits and vegetables
Avoid too much coffee or tea
Take steam baths or inhale steam
Avoid cold baths
Avoid going out in cold without covering up
Take a prophylactic Levocet tablet

You do not have to follow all of these, doing a few of them should help greatly. Hope this helps.

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