Researchers find an eye-opening COVID-19 symptom you can’t ignore

About 20% of people suffer from dry eye disease due to a COVID-19 infection Authors:   Herb Mar 29, 2022, Researchers recently discovered that about 20% of people infected by the novel coronavirus end up with dry eye disease. Why it matters: The dry eye COVID-19 symptom joins a growing list of various coronavirus symptoms someone can experience after infection. […]

Ocular Symptoms among Nonhospitalized Patients Who Underwent COVID-19 Testing

Sapna S. Gangaputra, MD, MPH∗ and Shriji N. Patel, MD, Ophthalmology. 2020 Oct; 127(10): 1425–1427. Published online 2020 Jun 22. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2020.06.037, PMCID: PMC7308009PMID: 32585259 The novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, which causes a syndrome known as coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), has been designated a global pandemic by the World Health Organization.1 The vast majority of patients with COVID-19 are advised to isolate […]

COVID Linked To Disorder That Causes Sudden Vision Loss, Study Says

Zachary Snowdon Smith Forbes Covid-19 infection is linked to eye conditions called retinal vascular occlusions—blockages of blood vessels in the eye that can cause vision loss—according to a study published Thursday by JAMA Ophthalmology that threw light on one of several little-understood long-term effects of the virus. Researchers have linked Covid-19 infection to a vascular disorder that can result […]

COVID-19 Long-haul Fatigue Might be Similar to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Treated in a Similar Manner

There is no cure or approved treatment for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). However, some symptoms can be treated or managed. Treating these symptoms might provide relief for some patients with ME/CFS but not others. Other strategies, like learning new ways to manage activity, can also be helpful. Patients, their families, and healthcare providers need […]

COVID-19 Vaccines ‘May Trigger’ Rheumatic Inflammatory Diseases: Study

OCT 15, 2023 – Authored by Marina Zhang via The Epoch Times  A new review suggests that COVID vaccines “may trigger” rheumatic immune-mediated inflammatory diseases, including arthritis, vasculitis, lupus, and adult-onset Still’s disease. On average, patients developed rheumatic diseases 11 days after vaccine administration, according to the study. Seventy-five (over 27 percent) of these patients experienced […]

4 Ways COVID Leaves Its Mark on the Eye

By Reena Mukamal Apr. 24, 2023 An analysis of 121 patients dating back to the beginning of the pandemic unveils COVID’s most common effects on the eye. Share this information and remember: Widespread vaccination is key to ending the pandemic. How does COVID reach the eyes? People respond in different ways to COVID-19 infections. While some people develop mild to severe […]

COVID Can Cause Strange Eye and Ear Symptoms

From conjunctivitis to vertigo, coronavirus infections can affect disparate senses Emily Sohn  November 17, 2021 Red eyes, ringing ears, sensitivity to light, trouble hearing: although a loss of taste and smell have become well-known sensory symptoms of COVID, accumulating research suggests that vision and hearing are also frequent targets of SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes the […]

Brain Injuries After COVID Vaccination

HEALTH VIEWPOINTS Colleen Huber    April 12, 2023 There are back door routes to the brain. COVID vaccine developers have traversed a path through those doors. And they knew they had entered the brain by November 2020, before the vaccine rollout. We have 86 billion neurons in the human brain, and each of those connects with […]

First Case Of White Dot Syndrome Emerged After COVID-19 Vaccine And Subsequent Infection, Study Shows

TUESDAY, SEP 12, 2023 – 09:25 PM   by Mary Gillis via The Epoch Times  Scientists from New Zealand have uncovered the first case of a rare eye disease linked to both the COVID-19 vaccine and the virus itself, a new study published in the Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection reveals. A pharmacist prepares a […]

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 […]