Can COVID-19 Cause Insomnia and Sleep Problems?

September 13, 2023  Dr. Anis Rehman Internal Medicine Physician  The Sleep Foundation Key Takeaways Even years after the declaration of a global pandemic in March 2020, studies continue to document the effects of COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. A growing body of evidence demonstrates that COVID-19 can cause both short- and long-term View Source sleep […]

What Everyone Should Understand About Brain Fog

Possible causes include MS, depression, and long COVID. Posted January 7, 2022 |  Reviewed by Tyler Woods Psychology Today KEY POINTS We’ve all been there. You have a bout of insomnia and there’s no amount of caffeine that will clear your head in the morning. Or you take an antihistamine for your hay fever and it leaves your mind feeling […]

Treatment with stimulants and the risk of COVID-19 complications in adults with ADHD

Wen-Jan Tuan,a,⁎ Dara E. Babinski,b David P. Rabago,a,b,c and Aleksandra E. Zgierskac Abstract Adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have shown higher infection rates and worse outcomes from COVID-19. Stimulant medications are prescribed as the first-line treatment for ADHD in adults and mitigate risk of negative ADHD-related health outcomes, but little is known about the association between stimulant […]

How COVID Could Screw You Worse With Each Reinfection

Authors: David Axe Tue, July 5, 2022 The more times you catch COVID, the sicker you’re likely to get with each reinfection. That’s the worrying conclusion of a new study drawing on data from the U.S. Veterans Administration. Scientists stressed they need more data before they can say for sure whether, and why, COVID might get worse […]

Lifestyle risk behaviors among adolescents: a two-year longitudinal study of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Authors: Anne Gardner1, Jennifer Debenham1, Nicola Clare Newton1, Cath Chapman Fiona Elizabeth Wylie2, Bridie Osman1, Maree Teesson, Katrina Elizabeth Champion The British Medical Journal Abstract Objective To examine changes in the prevalence of six key chronic disease risk factors (the “Big 6”), from before (2019) to during (2021) the COVID-19 pandemic, among a large and geographically diverse sample of adolescents, and […]

Risk of new‐onset psychiatric sequelae of COVID‐19 in the early and late post‐acute phase

Authors: Ben Coleman, 1 , 2 Elena Casiraghi, 3 , 4 Hannah Blau, 1 Lauren Chan, 5 Melissa A. Haendel, 6 Bryan Laraway, 6 Tiffany J. Callahan, 6 Rachel R. Deer, 7 Kenneth J. Wilkins, 8 Justin Reese, 9 and Peter N. Robinson 1 , 2 World Psychiatry. 2022 Jun; 21(2): 319–320 2022 May 7. doi: 10.1002/wps.20992 PMCID: PMC9077621 PMID: 35524622 Recent publications have documented that a proportion of COVID‐19 patients develop psychiatric symptoms during or after acute infection 1 . We investigated this risk in the […]

University Study Finds Higher Risk Of Psychiatric Diagnoses Among COVID-19 Patients

Authors: Naveen Athrappully via The Epoch Times  June 9,2022 A recent study published by Oregon State University discovered that COVID-19 infected individuals have a higher chance of developing psychiatric disorders within about four months of contracting the virus. For the study, published in World Psychiatry on May 7, researchers used data from the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C). They […]

Massive 23andMe survey reveals who may be at the highest risk for long COVID

Authors: Amy Graff, SFGATE May 31, 2022 It’s a question everyone wants answered: Who is more likely to develop long COVID-19, the debilitating symptoms that can linger for weeks, months or even longer, after an infection? A new unpublished study from 23andMe is part of a growing body of research shedding light on who experiences post-COVID conditions and why. […]

What You Should Know About Long-Haul COVID

Authors: KELSEY KLOSS PUBLISHED 05/03/22 Here’s what research says about how long COVID lung disease, mental health, brain fog, and more may impact people who are immunocompromised. Throughout the pandemic, experts have continued to learn more about long COVID (also known as long-haul COVID and post-COVID conditions) — and what it means for risk of […]

Warning to anyone who’s had Covid over ‘irreversible’ damage to the brain

Authors: Vanessa Chalmers, Digital Health Reporter  Apr 11 2022 COVID survivors have been warned that the brain could be irreversibly harmed by the virus. The major organ has been shown in dozens of studies to be damaged in even the mildest forms of Covid illness. ‘Brain fog’, difficulty concentrating and memory problems have all been […]