In addition to potential long term lung damage, many patients report residual exhaustion and “brain fog” several weeks to months after the resolution of the viral infection. The list doesn’t end here. As mentioned in “Covid-19 symptoms outside lungs decoded, virus can lead to high sugar levels, blood clots, & delirium” by The Economic Times, researchers are finding that “a substantial proportion of COVID 19 patients suffer kidney, heart, and brain damage.
”Scientists, including those of Indian-origin, have provided the first extensive review of Covid-19’s effects outside the lungs, and have recommended that physicians treat it as a multisystem disease with manifestations including blood clots, kidney failure, and neurological symptoms like delirium. I was on the front lines right from the beginning. I observed that patients were clotting a lot, they had high blood sugars even if they did not have diabetes, and many were experiencing injury to their hearts and kidneys,” said Aakriti Gupta, a co-author of the study from Columbia University in the US.”
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