Exercise is the Most Important Medicine for COVID-19

Torres, Georgia PhD; Constantinou, Demitri MBChB, FACSM; Gradidge, Philippe PhD; Patel, Deepak MD; Patricios, Jon MBBCh, MMedSci Current Sports Medicine Reports 22(8):p 284-289, August 2023. | DOI: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000001092 Abstract COVID-19 infection and long COVID affect multiple organ systems, including the respiratory, cardiovascular, renal, digestive, neuroendocrine, musculoskeletal systems, and sensory organs. Exerkines, released during exercise, have a potent crosstalk effect […]

Despite Recovering from COVID-19, Shortness of Breath Persists

February 21, 2022 Jane E. Dee Advanced testing of the heart and lungs may reveal why some people who have recovered from COVID-19 still have shortness of breath. This testing is highly specialized and available only at a few sites nationwide, including at Yale. Many patients continue to have ongoing symptoms well after their initial […]

Is it safe to exercise if you have shortness of breath after COVID-19?

When you’re dealing with shortness of breath due to COVID-19, you may be wondering when you can safely return to exercise. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to this question. A 2022 reviewTrusted Source found that, in people with long COVID symptoms, exercise capacity was significantly reduced for more than 3 months after they’d recovered from COVID-19. It may […]