You’re coughing, sneezing, and sniffling, but you have stuff to get done. Now, while going into the office or powering up with caffeine to get you through the day might seem foolish, you’re actually prolonging that miserable cold and risking the health of your healthy coworkers.
Here are the nine most foolish actions committed by sick people…
1. You’re Convinced You Know Best
Despite the recommendations of professional doctors, many of us (I’m not pointing fingers) believe we know best despite the lack of a medical degree. For instance, you may think you have a secret remedy to blast the cold virus faster. However, according to the experts at Medical News Today, most self-prescribed remedies won’t cure a cold faster and they may actually cause a cold infection to linger a few days longer than usual.