Don't know, I haven't had a cold since 1981 but I do drink fresh squeezed orange juice every single morning, my one vice............
I agree, I think some just have better immune systems.
Feeling like i was going to have colds last night. This morning I took 1500 mg of vitamin C and drank a lot of liquid. Now i feel good! Thank goodness!
I usually do the same...vitamin C in many forms and all is good.
Saturday morning I had that "things that make you go Hmmmmmmm" feeling in my throat but it soon went away and I thought that was it.
HA HA.... Surprise!
Vitamin C now! :)
This question was recently addressed on the www.msanswers.ca site.
"Q : Since the immune system is in "over-drive" with MS will I get sick less often? Will my overactive immune system keep colds and flu away?
A : The immune dysfunction in MS is specifically directed against certain components of the central nervous system. Individuals with MS are not at higher or lower risk of contracting infections than the general population."
I've had fewer colds since my MS dx. There is no way to know for sure why this is, but I think it could be due to the fact that since dx I take 6,000 iu/day of Vitamin D and am no longer deficient as I was when I was first dx'ed. In several studies, vitamin D deficiency has been linked to increased risk for cold and flu.