Coronavirus and the Nervous System

What is SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19? National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Coronaviruses are common causes of usually mild to moderate upper respiratory tract illnesses like the common cold, with symptoms that may include runny nose, fever, sore throat, cough, or a general feeling of being ill. However, a new coronavirus called Severe Acute Respiratory […]

Post-COVID Interstitial Lung Disease and Other Lung Sequelae

Mark Barash, DOa,∗ and Vijaya Ramalingam, MD, FCCPa,b Clin Chest Med. 2023 Jun; 44(2): 263–277. Published online 2023 Mar 3. doi: 10.1016/j.ccm.2022.11.019 PMCID: PMC9983785 PMID: 37085219 Author information Copyright and License information PMC Disclaimer As the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians and researchers across the world are trying to understand the sequelae in patients recovered from COVID-19 infection. In this article, the […]

Long COVID still worrisome 2 years after infection

Virus continues to pose risk of diabetes, lung problems, blood clots, GI issues, other conditions by Kristina Sauerwein•August 21, 2023  Nature For people who have contracted the COVID-19 virus, pain and suffering may continue two years after infection, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Veterans […]

Many long-COVID symptoms linger even after two years, new study shows

By Newsday staff and wire reports  August 21, 2023 More than three years after a mild case of COVID-19, Elizabeth Medina of Levittown still can’t taste or smell food, still has frequent pain and numbness, and continues to have other symptoms that won’t go away. Medina feels validation from a study released Monday in the […]

COVID-19 Vagus Nerve Inflammation May Lead To Dysautonomia: New Study

 Authored by Megan Redshaw  The Epoch Times AUG 11, 2023 New data may provide answers for those experiencing persistent symptoms long after their bout with COVID-19 has ended. These may include fatigue, lightheadedness, brain fog, cognitive issues, gastrointestinal problems, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, or an inability to tolerate upright postures. A July 15 study […]

How To Manage Fatigue and Other Long COVID Symptoms

You can feel tired and exhausted for months after your initial infection August 19, 2022 / Infectious Disease You had COVID-19 a few weeks — or even months — ago. But you’re still dealing with the symptoms of the infection, like fatigue and shortness of breath. You could be part of a group of individuals who experience long-term effects […]

New research sheds light on the causes of fatigue after COVID-19

Newcastle University MAY 11, 2023 Experts from Newcastle University found the nervous system of people with post-COVID fatigue was underactive in three key areas. Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of long COVID. The breakthrough could lead to better treatment and tests to identify the condition and the team are already progressing the […]

COVID-19 boosts risks of health problems 2 years later, giant study of veterans says

SARS-CoV-2’s public health impact is worse than that of heart disease or cancer, study claims; others say the work may overestimate harm for the general population. Three-and-a-half years since SARS-CoV-2 spread around the world, scientists are still documenting the virus’ myriad effects on human health. What’s clear already is that those effects can continue long […]

Long COVID: Shorter Life? New research reveals an arduous road to recovery

A new study published in Nature Medicine has found that the physical fallout from long COVID may last two years or longer and can take a toll on quality of life even for those whose initial cases didn’t require hospital care. The study, conducted by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis and the Veterans […]

Even mild cases of COVID-19 can lead to long-term health problems, study finds

A new study published in the journal Nature Medicine has found that even mild cases of COVID-19 can lead to an increased risk of long-term health problems two years later. The study, which was conducted by researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, looked at data from nearly 139,000 military veterans […]