We’re heading into peak cold-and-flu season.  And a new survey found the average American gets sick about four times a year.

So what would you be willing to give up if it meant you’d NEVER get another cold for the rest of your life?  About 2,000 people took a poll.  Here’s what they said . . .

1.  Would you give up social media?  29% said yes.

2.  Would you give up caffeine?  Again, 29% said yes.

3.  Would you give up sex?  21% of us would.

4.  Would you give up TV and movies?  Only 18% said yes.

5.  Would you give up all of your vacation time going forward?  17% said yes.

The top ways we make ourselves more comfortable when we’re sick are by taking more naps . . . wearing comfier clothes, or pajamas . . . using extra blankets . . . watching more TV . . . and eating whatever we want, even if it’s junk food.

The top things we do to avoid getting sick are wash our hands more often . . . take vitamins or supplements . . . and get more sleep.

And finally, 45% of people say they get pretty “needy” when they’re sick.  And a third of us admit to exaggerating our symptoms just to get more sympathy.