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FLU/COLD causing OB?

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I've read that some people experience obs along with another illness....is this a fairly general occurance.....or does it only happen to the most unfortuante of us? Also......does anyone know where to get olive leaf extract? I can't find it at a regular pharmacy.

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When your immune system is dealing with another infection, it is weakened and thus it is more likely to allow a herpes outbreak to happen. There is also stress involved when you have a flu or cold, so that contributes as well. It really depends on your immune system in the end.. some people handle colds/flu really well. It also depends on the cold or flu virus, since those mutate a lot and the strain you get may be severe enough to really challenge your immune system.

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You can get olive leaf and the drug store. I've also seen it at GNC.

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