What are the Effects and Consequences of Long COVID?

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Feb 24, 22

COVID-19 may impact your brain.

As per a study published in JAMA Neurology, Dr Sheri Dewan, a neurosurgeon at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, reports 36.4% of patients face neurologic issues post COVID-19. The virus can cripple the medullary neurons’ ability to function correctly.

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Feb 24, 22

COVID-19 patients face an increased risk of death within six months of contracting the virus.

A study from Washington University School of Medicine found that among patients who had to be hospitalised and survived the first month, there were 29 excess deaths per 1000 of them. The figure stood at eight per 1000 affected, after the first six months.

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Feb 24, 22

Over half of the patients who overcame COVID-19 did not feel fully recovered.

A study conducted on 327 discharged patients in the UK, found that 54.7% of participants had a feeling of not having fully recovered from the virus. In addition, those severely hit had a lasting sense of fatigue post-discharge.

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Feb 24, 22

Middle-aged women are likely to suffer more from post-COVID-19 health repercussions.

A study conducted across 31 UK hospitals found that women, especially those under 50, are five times less likely to feel recovered (potentially because more women operate on the frontline). They’re more likely to face acute fatigue and breathlessness compared with men.

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