55% of Coronavirus Patients Still Have Neurological Problems Three Months Later
While lung scarring, heart, and kidney damage may result from COVID-19, doctors and researchers are starting to clock the potential long-term impact of the virus on the brain also.
Younger COVID-19 patients who were otherwise healthy are suffering blood clots and strokes.
And many “long-haulers,” or COVID-19 patients who have continued showing symptoms for months after the initial infection passed, report neurological problems such as confusion and difficulty concentrating (or brain fog), as well as headaches, extreme fatigue, mood changes, insomnia and loss of taste and/or smell.
Indeed, the CDC recently warned that it ...