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COVID Can Leave People With Lingering Nerve Damage
COVID Can Leave People With Lingering Nerve Damage
For many people, damage from COVID-19 continues well beyond the initial infection. A case in point: Pain, tingling and numbness in the hands and feet can occur for ...
03-30-2022
Coping With Vaccine Side Effects
Coping With Vaccine Side Effects
The vaccines promoted to protect against COVID-19 are described as safe. So why are there so many reports of adverse reactions? And just how much harm do these ...
03-27-2022
Memory Issues Plague Long COVID Patients
Memory Issues Plague Long COVID Patients
Memory and concentration problems haunt 7 in 10 patients with long COVID, a pair of new studies indicate. The findings suggest that COVID-19 has a notable impact on brain ...
03-26-2022
Even Mild Cases of COVID-19 Can Lead to Brain Changes: Study
Even Mild Cases of COVID-19 Can Lead to Brain Changes: Study
Mild COVID-19 cases were linked to changes in the brain, in a newly published study. Approximately 785 people underwent a brain scan and about half later tested positive ...
03-8-2022
Long COVID: An Explainer and Research Roundup
Long COVID: An Explainer and Research Roundup
As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its third year, researchers are learning more about the long-term effects of the infection and about a collection of symptoms and complications commonly ...
03-8-2022
A Deeper, ‘Holistic’ Approach Needed to Treat Long Covid: Study, Doctor
A Deeper, ‘Holistic’ Approach Needed to Treat Long Covid: Study, Doctor
According to a study in the British Medical Journal, dementia, memory loss, headaches, and fatigue may be symptoms caused by infection of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The pandemic has ...
02-22-2022
Recovering From the Pandemic Aftershock
Recovering From the Pandemic Aftershock
It was a lazy Saturday morning, and I sat curled up on the couch with a coffee in hand. My cell phone rang, and I was surprised to ...
02-20-2022
People Who Contract COVID-19 at Higher Risk of Mental Health Problems: Study
People Who Contract COVID-19 at Higher Risk of Mental Health Problems: Study
People who get COVID-19 are more likely to suffer from mental health problems, according to a newly published study. Researchers found that people with COVID-19 who didn't die ...
02-19-2022
Self-Isolation Doesn’t Stop SARS-CoV-2 From Spreading: Study
Self-Isolation Doesn’t Stop SARS-CoV-2 From Spreading: Study
Researchers have detected tiny airborne particles containing RNA from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, both inside and outside of rooms in which infected people were self-isolating at ...
02-7-2022
Prone Position Eases Breathing During Severe Acute Respiratory Distress
Prone Position Eases Breathing During Severe Acute Respiratory Distress
Lying in the prone (face-down) position, in which your chest is down and your back is up, could be a simple way to improve outcomes in cases of ...
02-6-2022
One of the Best Herbal Medicines Against COVID
One of the Best Herbal Medicines Against COVID
Several traditional antimalarial remedies have been shown to effectively tackle COVID-19. In addition to the drugs hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin, there's also sweet wormwood (Artemisia annua, not to be ...
02-5-2022
Families Complain as States Require COVID Testing for Nursing Home Visits
Families Complain as States Require COVID Testing for Nursing Home Visits
As COVID-19 cases rise again in nursing homes, a few states have begun requiring visitors to present proof that they’re not infected before entering facilities, stoking frustration and ...
02-4-2022
Findings Announced From UK Study That Purposefully Infected Participants With COVID-19
Findings Announced From UK Study That Purposefully Infected Participants With COVID-19
COVID-19 symptoms develop more quickly than most experts thought, according to the first findings from a study that purposefully infected volunteers with the disease. Participants experienced symptoms on ...
02-3-2022
Gut Bacteria Could Help Protect Against COVID
Gut Bacteria Could Help Protect Against COVID
The number of people who have died with or from COVID has varied greatly around the world. Peru, the world’s worst affected country, has had 6,067 COVID deaths ...
02-2-2022
Study: Antioxidants Provide COVID Key
Study: Antioxidants Provide COVID Key
A new understanding of COVID is emerging, suggesting the disease attacks the immune system rather than the lungs, yet the government is threatening supplements like NAC that could ...
02-1-2022
Probiotics Improve Long COVID
Probiotics Improve Long COVID
Probiotics support beneficial bacteria in your gut microbiome. Data show this influences your immune response and can improve symptoms of long haul syndrome after an extended COVID-19 illness. ...
01-30-2022
Treating Long-Haul COVID-19: Act Sooner Rather Than Later
Treating Long-Haul COVID-19: Act Sooner Rather Than Later
Long COVID, also known as long-haul COVID, chronic COVID, or long-haul syndrome, refers to symptoms that persist for four or more weeks after an initial COVID-19 infection. Board-certified ...
11-27-2021
How a Stint With COVID Changed My Perspective
How a Stint With COVID Changed My Perspective
I was stricken with COVID last month. You probably expect me to now explain how awful it was, how I laid around in bed, suffering in agony, and ...
12-31-2020
Linking Sleep Apnea and the CCP Virus
Linking Sleep Apnea and the CCP Virus
Sleep apnea can take a serious toll on general well-being and contributes to health conditions known to worsen COVID-19 outcomes. Despite these findings, scant research has been conducted ...
12-24-2020
Good Nutrition Can Contribute to Keeping Covid-19 and Other Diseases Away
Good Nutrition Can Contribute to Keeping Covid-19 and Other Diseases Away
The connection between the pandemic and our dietary habits is undeniable. The stress of isolation, coupled with a struggling economy has caused many of us to seek comfort ...
10-22-2020