How to prevent upper respiratory infections...?

Wash your hands. Avoid getting coughed & sneezed upon! eat right & exercise regularly to maintain your immune system. And keep washing your hands! by the way, most upper respiratory infections (uris) or common colds are viral in nature. Thus they don't respond to antibiotics. Average duration of cough illness is 18 days so be prepared.
Good hygeine. Viral infections are spread because of poor habits. Wash hands well, do not have someone sneeze or cough into their hands and then shake yours or visa-versa.

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I need some advice on how to prevent upper respiratory infections I get 2 every fall. They never go away own their own have to be on anti none viral?

Upper resp. infect. Looks like you need to boost your immunity. Please consider taking 1 gm of Vitamin C in the a.m. and 1 gm at noon, and 1 in the evening. You can also use a natural nasal spray called XLEAR of keep germs from breeding in your nasal passages. Do you exercise, eat well, and get enough sleep? Peace and good health. Read more...

One of y'all here said take 1 gm of vitamin c when I asked how I can prevent upper respiratory infections. What does gm mean or stand for?

See below. Vitamin C will not prevent upper respiratory infections. gm stands for gram and you certainly do not need to take gram quantities of vitamin C. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Read more...