Long COVID

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Evidence long COVID zaps your cellular power generators

Long COVID can keep people from returning to living their normal lives. Researchers have struggled to find a commonality between the young and old, and mild and severe infections that result in it. Until they dug into the single source that supplies energy to every cell in the human body…

Carolyn Gretton

‘Long COVID’ may not be connected to severity after all

The “long COVID” phenomenon has been somewhat poorly understood. But researchers are starting to unravel the mysteries surrounding long-haul symptoms that persist months after infection, as well as finding you could be in for a long haul even if your bout with COVID-19 wasn’t that severe…

Joyce Hollman

Move over long COVID, meet ‘long flu’

You’ve heard of “long COVID,“ but what about “long flu”? The idea of long-term symptoms or lingering effects of a viral infection may seem new, but experts are saying debilitating and dangerous symptoms from flu have probably just been overlooked before. Watch for these…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Short of breath? It could be COVID-19 heart damage

If you’ve recovered from even a mild bout with COVID-19, you know that even the weeks and months following an initial infection are no walk in the park. But if it’s been a year and a walk in the park leaves you breathless, you may not be scot-free quite yet. It could be a sign of problems you need to watch closely…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Women with long COVID may need extra help regaining activity levels

You’ve certainly heard of long Covid, the phenomenon where people “recover” from the virus that causes COVID-19 but are left with a laundry list of symptoms. However, what you might not know is that if you’re a woman living with long Covid, you may have an extra hard time getting back to normal life, especially if you enjoyed an active lifestyle.

Virginia Tims-Lawson

COVID’s long haul symptoms tied to ‘micro clots’

We’re all ready for COVID to just go away. And while new infection numbers are going down, the virus still found a way to hang on. Almost half of infected end up with Long Covid. Part of its strategy? Clots. But not just regular blood clots. Micro clots — or clots within clots. More proof it’s not just another viurs…