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Why headaches, insomnia after Covid-19? – VnExpress

The direct entry of nCoV into the central nervous system through the ACE-2 receptor may be the reason for the post-Covid-19 headache. Doctor Nguyen Thi Minh Duc, Head of General Internal Medicine, Tam Anh General Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, said statistics from 15 studies around the world recorded that 44% of people had […]

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Constipation after recovering from Covid – VnExpress

nCoV attacks the digestive tract, disrupting the beneficial bacteria system of the intestine, a side effect of some Covid-19 treatment drugs, making F0 prone to constipation. A week after contracting Covid-19 in late February, 35-year-old Nguyen Thi Le started showing signs of constipation. She often has abdominal pain, less bowel movements, sometimes only once every […]

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When is it considered to have prolonged Covid-19 syndrome?

Long-lasting Covid syndrome or post-Covid-19 is abnormal health symptoms with no known cause, occurring after 4-12 weeks of recovery, as defined by WHO. Mr. Loc, 62, in Ho Chi Minh City, contracted Covid-19 in January, symptoms of cough with sputum, shortness of breath, chest pain, SpO2 (capillary blood oxygen concentration) measurement sometimes decreased to 92%. […]

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Post-Covid-19 neurological sequelae – VnExpress

Stroke, encephalitis, sleep disturbance, headache, dizziness, acute myelitis… are neurological sequelae that many people encounter after recovering from Covid-19. Doctor Nguyen Thi Minh Duc (Head of Neurology Department, Tam Anh General Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City) said that according to Johns Hopkins Medicine International (a medical system in the US), about 50% of people […]

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‘Brain fog’ – the medical Covid-19 sequelae cannot be explained – VnExpress

After contracting Covid-19, Ms. Lien, 44, struggled with vocabulary, often had difficulty finding the right words or calling the wrong name of objects, such as calling “scissors” and mistaken for “knife”. Not long after recovering from Covid-19, Ms. Lien often had headaches, insomnia, confusion, memory loss because she couldn’t remember names and places to put […]

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Chronic insomnia after recovering from Covid-19

Ho Chi Minh CityThree months after recovering from Covid-19, Mai Lan (35 years old) always lost sleep, flickered for a few hours every night, leading to fatigue and irritability. Before and during the Covid-19 treatment period in August, Ms. Lan was in good physical and mental health and had never lost sleep. At the beginning […]