Long covid: The problem with long covid is that even after recovery from the corona virus, its symptoms persist for a long time. One in five people are facing this problem.
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Cause of prolonged covid: Corona virus After being infected Long covid The problem is that one in five people under the age of 65 have a chronic covid problem. Long covid syndrome occurs when a person has covid symptoms for more than four weeks after recovering from infection. In some people, the symptoms of Covid are long-lasting and can stay in the body for up to six months. Even after the negative report of covid, the symptoms and effects of covid do not end.
Now a study shows that prolonged covid harms the body in four ways. In the study, published in the journal Nature Medicine, researchers studied nearly 35,000 patients with chronic Covid. The researchers used an algorithm that looked at 137 different symptoms and then reported four main symptoms among patients.
Scientists have reported these four main problems
Cardiac and renal (kidney) systems are affected
– Affects the respiratory system, sleep and anxiety problems
– Musculoskeletal and neurological disorders
Symptoms may vary from person to person
Studies have shown that prolonged covid causes problems in almost every organ of the body. Its symptoms may vary from person to person. In some cases, prolonged covid can also take a severe form and the patient may need to be re-hospitalized. So it can be difficult for doctors to accurately diagnose the disease as well as treat it.
34 percent of people have cardiac and kidney problems
The study found that in 34 percent of people suffering from prolonged post-Covid covid, the subtype affecting the cocardiac and renal (kidney) systems was the most common. 33% of patients had shortness of breath, anxiety, prolonged headache and insomnia. Musculoskeletal and neurological symptoms were observed in 23% of patients. Also 0% of patients had conditions affecting the bowel. This is why some people who have recovered from Covid also have digestive problems.
Most of the people are suffering from heart disease and kidney disease. Due to this, the number of patients suffering from heart disease and kidney disease is increasing.
Way to save it
Take care of your health after recovering from covid
Do regular body checkups
Keep diet and lifestyle right
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