Long Covid: 1 out of every 8 patients have long covid problem, study revealed

Worldwide corona virus Cases are still coming. People who are infected with Kovid have health problems for many months even after recovery. At least one symptom of corona and the problem of tiredness or difficulty in breathing are seen in people. This long covid syndrome is called. A recent study has found that one out of every 8 people infected with Kovid has got at least one symptom of Long Kovid in the body even after several months of recovery from this virus.

The study has been published in The Lancet journal. The study was conducted on more than 76,400 adults in the Netherlands between March 2020 and August 2021. These people were asked to fill out an online questionnaire on 23 common Covid symptoms . Of these, more than 4,200 i.e., 5.5 percent reported being infected with Kovid. Of these, more than 21 percent had at least one new symptom of Kovid even three to five months after being infected. Of the people who had Kovid, 12.7 percent, that is, about one in eight people have got one symptom of Kovid.

these were the symptoms

Symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, muscle aches, loss of taste and smell and general fatigue in people who have recovered from Kovid. One of the study authors, Aranka Ballring of the Dutch University of Groningen, said that It is a big problem to have symptoms of Kovid for a long time.

The authors said that variants such as Delta or Omicron were not included in this study. Apart from this, another symptom of Long Kovid in the study, which is called brain fog. That too has not been included.

Research on mental health should also be done

Study author Judith Rosemelon said future research should also include symptoms of mental health. Such as depression and anxiety, as well as brain fog, sleeplessness. This will also give information about the effect of Kovid on the brain.

However, some other research has shown that people who have taken the vaccine and who have been infected with Omicron. The problem of long covid has been seen less in them, which is a relief.

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