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Bronchitis!

Apr 3, 2009
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I'm familiar with the adage, that states if its in the head its okay to ride, if its in the chest it is time to rest. However, as the weather warms up in New England I am very eager to get out and ride, but have been forced to rest due to bronchitis. I was struck down on the 8th of this month and got the official verdict on the 9th. It's been almost two weeks and yes the symptoms have improved except for the lingering cough.

So last night I think I'm feeling near 100% and decide to try riding. I made it 1.83 miles before I had to call the wife to come get me.

For those of you out there that have had bronchitis how long was it before you were able to get back in the saddle?
 
Jun 9, 2009
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It depends.

Is your bronchitis bacterial or viral?

In the mean time, pull out your trainer. If you are trying to increase your training but aren't sure about your stamina the trainer is the perfect option. Your wife will be happy.

Dr. Suro
 
Apr 13, 2010
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Whenever you feel sick, and specifically of bronchitis, make a hot lemonade with garlic and honey. Drink it hot, and next day you will be just fine.