Common Cold Risk Factors

Risk Factors

There are many things that can increase your risk for acute bronchitis, including:

Source: CDC1

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You’re more likely to get a cold if you:

People tend to get fewer colds as they get older because they build up immunity to some of the viruses that can cause colds.

Source: New Zealand Health2

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References

  1. Source: CDC: cdc.gov/ getsmart/ community/ for-patients/ common-illnesses/ bronchitis.html
  2. Source: New Zealand Health: health.govt.nz/ your-health/ conditions-and-treatments/ diseases-and-illnesses/ colds

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