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If You Had COVID-19 And Are Feeling Lingering Effects Of Chronic Fatigue, You're Not Alone

Monday 31 August 2020


From PopSugar:



If You Had COVID-19 and Are Feeling Lingering Effects of Chronic Fatigue, You're Not Alone

By Samantha Brodsky
August 26, 2020
©2020 Allure Media.

Long-term side effects of COVID-19 have been reported even after people recovered from the virus: shortness of breath, hair loss, and cardiovascular issues to name a few. Another long-term effect is fatigue. For example, one patient recovery study conducted in Italy and published in JAMA found that of 143 of those taking part in a follow-up assessment, over half reported feeling long-term fatigue.

In recent months, doctors have warned about a "post-viral syndrome" that follows COVID-19. It looks similar, they say, to chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), referred to by the CDC as ME/CFS, which is an often debilitating condition defined by extreme fatigue and a range of other symptoms (more on this later). Here's what we know about the long-term symptoms some patients are experiencing that do seem to align, in part, with chronic fatigue syndrome.


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