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It's final: these are the 7 common (and somewhat strange) symptoms of a long covid - voila! health


Obesity, hair loss and 5 other symptoms are more and less known. This is what researchers have found to be the most common symptoms of the phenomenon that is still stirring up the world

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Long-standing covid, the medical mystery that continues to baffle the minds of scientists and medical researchers, comes with an extensive list of symptoms.

But a new study narrowed the 47 reported symptoms down to just 7.

According to the University of Missouri study, published in the journal Open Forum Infectious Disease, long-term covid sufferers may develop only 7 health symptoms, fewer than the previously reported common symptoms.

According to the team, a better understanding of the long-term effects of corona was required against the background of the ongoing epidemic, so they analyzed a large and diverse group of patients to shorten the long list of symptoms associated with covid.

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After examining data from 17,487 patients diagnosed with coronavirus at 112 US healthcare facilities before April 14, 2022, the researchers picked up 47 of the most common health problems reported. They then compared the reported symptoms.

After examining their data, the team listed the The following are the seven most common symptoms of prolonged covid:

  • palpitations

  • tiredness

  • Hair Loss

  • Arthritis Pain

  • Chest pain

  • Shortness of breath

  • Obesity

"Despite a huge number of long covid symptoms previously reported by other studies, we found only a few symptoms specifically related to the virus that causes corona, before we looked at the data, I thought a sufficient amount of the symptoms specifically related to long covid were found, but this was not the case," said one One of the authors of the study, Chi-Ren Shiu, director of the MU Institute for Data Science.

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"Now, researchers will be able to better understand how SARS-CoV-2 might change or evolve by making new connections that we may not have known about before. We can then use electronic medical records to quickly identify subgroups of patients who may have long-term health conditions These range," added Shiu.

The researchers hope that their findings can help doctors and therapists help patients who have allegedly developed prolonged covid.

They also said the results could serve as a basis for future research into the ongoing condition.

Earlier this month, another study published in the BMJ raised hope among long-term Covid patients after it found that most long-term coronavirus symptoms that develop after a mild infection and last for several months eventually resolve within a year.

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Source: walla

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