Catching a cold is not a pleasant thing in itself, but when you have MS, it can affect you even more than other people.
A regular cold can turn into a long-lasting one, with more severe symptoms and a difficult recovery, various complications and, finally, MS exacerbations which can be triggered by fevers.
How do you protect yourself from getting sick in winter? Do you avoid sick people, hospitals, etc to not catch the virus? Do you follow special preventive programmes that were recommended to you by your doctor or elaborated by yourself and based on your own experience?
If you do get a cold, what are your first steps and how do you manage your MS during the period of the illness? Has it ever caused flares in your case?
Don't hesitate to join in and share your stories and your views on handling cold while having MS. Your tips will be very welcome!