Long Covid Research and Potential Causes

Long Covid is the persistence of symptoms after having COVID-19. It seems to affect both severe COVID-19 patients as well as people who had mild cases. Fatigue, brain fog, and breathing issues are the most common symptoms, but the list of associated problems is varied and long.

This article digs into current research on long Covid. I’ll explain the theories on the underlying causes and then review some treatments being researched. Finally, I’ll include some genetic variants that tie into possible root causes of long Covid.

Before we begin, I want to explain that I’m going to use the term long Covid to keep it simple. Other names for this syndrome include long-haul COVID-19, chronic Covid, and Post-acute sequelae of COVID (PASC).

Read the full article: https://www.geneticlifehacks.com/long-covid-research-and-potential-causes/

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Debbie Moon

Debbie Moon

Science writer exploring the intersection of genetics, nutrition, and circadian rhythm: https://www.geneticlifehacks.com and https://www.longevitylifhehacks.me