so i'm doing the right thing then.
i got zinc supplements here and ZMA .
regarding vitamins i just read that during a viral infection vitamin C levels drop substantially .
in the last days of a cold i also read that contagion is reduced though not all gone.
isn't it possible to train without spreading your germs around : microbicide gels, coughing in a tissue and then throw it away, washing hands etc. ?
what is intriguing is that i teach kids and am exposed to sick students weekly... yet i didn't get anything in practically a year .
and then, boom .
on a different note , i recall many years ago when i was racing mtbikes i got sick and asked my doctor if i should race ? she said to go ahead .
I did , came in 2nd , and in the hours following the race i started feeling much better . The day after it was practically gone.
Same thing happened when i was due to perform in a recital at Concordia University . I was totally sick, but played anyway and oddly a few hours later i started feeling much better .
but i also went on skiing a day ( actually stupidly did that numerous times ) i was coming down with it and by the evening it got totally disastrous: congestion, headache etc .
i think viruses are incoherent buggers.