In Spain is still, mistakenly believing that colds are a result of the cold, according to experts

MADRID, (EUROPA PRESS) In Espa&bath;a está widespread the mistaken concept that the main vía of spread of colds is the fríor, when, in reality, is a consequence of contact with people with colds, inform’ today the chief of the Service of Neumolog’to the Fundaci’n Jiménez Díaz, dr. Nicolás González Mangado, in the act’n study ‘Behavior and attitudes in Europe compared to the cold’, carried out by the Laboratories Vicks. S&number;n the study, 82’5 percent of the espa&bath;oles believes that acatarra because of the fríor, compared with 70 per cent of europeans.

This idea is shared by France (69’1 percent), Portugal (68’7%) and Italy (67%). In the Uk, however, is considered to be significantly más than in the rest of países the spread of staff as the reason you catch colds. The 25’2 per cent of británicos thinks that they are the compa&bath;eros of work that you get, the 12’7 per cent responsible for their children, the 10’5 percent&bath;wing friends and a 7’5 percent to the partner. Dr. González manifest’ that "the people we contagiamos of others that están sick as in talking, coughing, or sneezing will emit droplets min&number;addition, that carries the virus, which remain a long time in the air that we breathe and the objects in the environment". "Espa&bath;to –to&bathrooms;adi’–, there is a prevalent belief that the main vía of spread of colds and flu is the frío but, in reality, it is produced by the direct contact of one person with another. This contact can come in two forms: by víinhaled or víto spread físico". "The virus emitted by sneezing or coughing –explained’– they can reach up to four meters. Además, to prevent infection, wash your hands afterés of being in contact or greet a person with a cold, avoid touching your eyes and nose, and clean or avoid touching surfaces in contact of a person with a cold, such as coins and banknotes, doorknobs, stair rails, tables, teléphones, etcétera". Also, the doctor González&bath;’ that "the great variety of viruses that can cause cold –más of 200 different types–, causes the body to not have prepared defenses, or to create vaccines". "other side –coment’– there is&bathrooms;alar that, although it is not the cause of colds, the fríor facilitates the infection, because viruses survive better and drying up the mucous lining of the v’s respiratory favoring his acci’n". In this línea, the expert&bath;’ that "we are experiencing a winter atípeak, with temperatures very mild. The abrupt change of the temperatures of the &number;last días he has caused a great n&number;number of colds and the first outbreaks of influenza. In fact, in the pr’ximos días expected a resurgence of cases due to changes in weather’such as". THE’re brits, "MODEL". Dr. González highlighted wi’ that "this study suggests that it takes between the people’n espa&bath;wave a culture of the infection and that when a person está acatarrada have to be aware that it is a focus of infection". "we Must –to&bathrooms;adi’– breaking down the myths of the culture couánea and instruct people in the various forms of expansion’re. In this sense, the británicos are a role model". The study ‘Behavior and attitudes in Europe compared to the cold’, carried out by the Laboratories Vicks in Espa&bath;to, France, Italy and the Uk, and presented today in Madrid, reveals that 80 percent of europeans recognize that your carácharacter changes when están colds. Espa&bath;a is the país where colds cause a greater impact, since the 51 percent of the citizens affected is más sad, the 47’9 más serious and a 29’5 más cuddle. The más irritable are the británicos (52’9 percent), and France and Portugal is where the least affect. On the other hand, s&number;n this study, when matched with a person that está cold in places p&number;property or on the job, one out of every four europeans avoided to maintain a conversation’re with it, or give you the hand. The French are the más have this reaction’n, while in Espa&bath;s’11 per cent of the people act&number;this way. In the same way, one of every four europeans are obsessed when people sneezes, or blows their nose near. Another of the conclusions of the study is that Espa&bath;is, with difference, where the daily activities are más harmed because of colds, as 70 percent of the population’ve let you leave the house, compared with 60 per cent of europeans. For his part, the británicos the first thing that left to do is to kiss your partner. With regard to c’mo affects the cold to work, 6 percent of europeans lack when you have a cold. Where más missing is in the Uk (8’8%) and in Italy (8’6%), while in France s’what is missing to work the 2 percent of those affected. THE COLD AND SEX. One out of every two european states that the cold affects their relationships íntimas, decreasing sexual activity, or cesándola. In Italy and France is where less effect the cold in sexual activity (56’1 and 51’6 percent, respectively), while in Espa&bath;one out of every four espa&bath;oles says that low sexual activity when está got a cold. S&number;n the study, s’42 percent of the espa&bath;oles wants to keep sex with your partner when ésta is cold, a very low percentage compared to Italy (84’8%), France (80’6%) and United Kingdom (70’3%). The país más reluctant is Portugal, where s’24 percent are hesitant to engage in sexual intercourse if your partner is está cold. On the other hand, the report highlights Espa&bath;as the país más safe, where there are más measures to prevent colds and alsoén, to alleviate their s’symptoms. To do this, the 65’6 percent of the espa&bath;ols uses méall homemade, the 58’5 percent take medications, the 52’1 percent has más and 44’5 percent take vitamins and minerals. Once cold, 71 per cent of europeans take products pharmacy, followed by home remedies (35 percent). Among the home remedies include honey lim’n (42’5 percent), vitamin C, and c’citrus (37’5%), the hot milk (32’9%) and the vapors of eucalyptus (20’9%). For the &number;last, the study suggests that espa&bath;ols are the european más tips ask family and friends in front of the cold, and alsoén that they prefer, along with the italians, who will take care of your partner, followed by mother, when están ill; while the británicos, and Portuguese are the más self-sufficient.