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Temperature changes and colds

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CarmenSales Wed 01-Dec-10 12:12:41

In Spain people say that changes in temperature are often provokes you catching a cold. I always tell them it's bacteria and that their theory is an old wive's tale like not eating after swimming. What does everyone think?

Niecie Wed 01-Dec-10 12:15:52

There is some truth in it apparently although I thought it was an old wives too for a long time. Temperature changes don't cause a cold (viruses do) but they make you more susceptible to catching the virus.

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