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Why is it everytime I try to exercise I get sick?
Hi just wondering if anyone knows why I would get a cold when i try to do exercise? I usually last 2 weeks before I get sick but this time I only lasted a week. I have been doing bike riding and was feeling great. I am on lots of vitamins and Olive leaf extract to help build my immune system. Am I just not meant to exercise? Any ideas to why my body does this would be great as I want to keep up with it. Thanks.
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Hi there!

If it takes 2 weeks for you to develop flu like symptoms, it is unlikely to be related to the exercises and is more likely to be due to other environmental conditions such as environmental pollution allergies etc. Acute flu like symptom after exercise may result due to superficial capillary dilation to dissipate the heat produced. However this should settle with time and is unlikely to be related to symptoms occurring after 2 weeks. I would suggest changing your exercise regimen and the environmental space or using a face mask when you step out, as a prevention.
Hope this helps.

Take care!
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