Breathing difficulties after covid-19: a guide for primary care

BMJ 2023; 381 doi: , June 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;381:e074937, Rachael Evans, Anton Pick, et. al. What you need to know Around one in four adults who were hospitalised with covid-19 and one in six who were not hospitalised experience persistent breathing difficulties beyond four weeks after SARS-CoV-2 infection,12 and a cohort study in China demonstrated that breathlessness can persist […]

Child Mask Mandates Have No Clear Benefits And Cause Harm, BMJ Review Finds

DEC 09, 2023 – Authored by Guy Gin A new systematic review has been published in Archives of Disease in Childhood, one of the journals of the British Medical Journal, by Sandlund et al. titled ‘Child mask mandates for COVID-19: a systematic ‘. Since no randomised controlled trials have even been conducted on child mask-wearing or mask mandates, the […]

The Long-term Cardiovascular Impact of COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) | January 22, 2021 | Dave Fornell, Editor DAIC Evidence suggests COVID long-haulers may have lingering cardiac impacts from their coronavirus infections Cardiologists are taking a closer look at the possible long-term cardiovascular effects on COVID long-hauler patients who still show symptoms long after they should be recovered from the virus. Getty Images “So this […]

Study Identifies Four Major Subtypes of Long COVID

DECEMBER 21, 2022, Nature Medicine SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the virus which causes COVID-19, scientifically accurate 3D illustration showing surface spikes of the virus. Credit: Shutterstock The post-COVID syndrome known as long COVID has four major subtypes defined by different clusters of symptoms, according to a study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine. The study, published Dec. […]

What Is Dysautonomia?

By Carly Vandergriendt,  2023, Health Finds Dysautonomia is when your autonomic nervous system doesn’t work properly, usually due to an underlying condition. There are several types, including postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). Your autonomic nervous system (ANS) is responsible for functions that your body does without you having to think about them, such as pumping blood, […]

Long COVID: Where Are We in 2023?

Hariharan Regunath, MD, Vamsi P. Guntur, MD Mo Med. 2023 Mar-Apr; 120(2): 102–105.PMCID: PMC10121126 PMID: 37091941 Copyright and License information PMC Disclaimer NCBI The term “COVID Long-Hauler” or “Long-Haul COVID” was first created by patients within few months of the onset of the pandemic.1,2 The first publication of persistent symptoms following acute COVID-19 was from Italy in July 2020, where-in, […]

Does COVID-19 Cause Weird Dreams?

Dr. Sruthi M., MBBS, Medical Reviewer: Pallavi Suyog Uttekar, MD Medically Reviewed on 4/12/2022Disease and Condition: Wuhan Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) coronavirus (covid-19) health center/coronavirus a-z list/does covid-19 cause weird dreams article Medical Net Research shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant effect on sleep and dream activity in healthy adults. Anxiety and stress associated with the COVID-19 pandemic have caused an increase in anxiety and […]

Headache in long COVID as disabling condition: A clinical approach

Front. Neurol., 23 March 2023 Sec. Headache and Neurogenic Pain Volume 14 – 2023 | Arthur Nascimento Rodrigues1‡ Apio Ricardo Nazareth Dias1‡ Alna Carolina Mendes Paranhos1,2‡ Camilla Costa Silva1‡ Thalita da Rocha Bastos1‡ Bárbara Barros de Brito1‡ Nívia Monteiro da Silva1‡ Emanuel de Jesus Soares de Sousa1‡ Juarez Antônio Simões Quaresma1,2,3*†‡ Luiz Fábio Magno Falcão1,3*†‡ Background and purpose: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) […]

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 […]

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 […]