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09 December, 2022

Treatments Of Long COVID Explored

Interest has developed on how to treat Long COVID and based on some anecdotal findings and presumptions of the cause, some treatment studies are being carried out.

09 December, 2022

I Have Fibromyalgia And Feel Like A Prisoner

Mary Clarke spoke out on International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

08 December, 2022

I’d Tell My Younger Self To Be Proud Of Who I Was

Visually-impaired woman on how she overcame challenge of sight loss and ME.

08 December, 2022

SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Infections Pose Long-COVID Risks Despite Reduced Severity

In a recent study published in Nature Communications, researchers compared the post-coronavirus disease (COVID) complaints and symptoms in individuals infected with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Omicron variant with those in individuals with Delta variant infections to understand whether the long-term complaints after Omicron infections are similar to those in infections with other SARS-CoV-2 variants.

08 December, 2022

Poonam Kaur Reveals She Has Been Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia, Says She Has 'Lots Of Plans But Is Forced To Rest'

Telugu actor Poonam Kaur has revealed she’s diagnosed with Fibromyalgia - which has symptoms like widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues.

07 December, 2022

We Might Be Over The Pandemic, But It’s Not Over Us

The long-term effects of COVID-19 reveal priorities about who gets to be healthy.

07 December, 2022

Severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome In Children And Young People: A British Paediatric Surveillance Unit Study

Primary objective: to determine the point prevalence and incidence rate of severe myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) in children aged 5–16 years over 13 months. Secondary objectives: to describe the demographic features, symptoms, impact on activities of daily living, school attendance and time to diagnosis.

07 December, 2022

Long Covid May Be ‘The Next Public Health Disaster’ — With A $3.7 Trillion Economic Impact Rivaling The Great Recession

Sam Norpel is one of millions of Americans with long Covid, also known as long-haul Covid, post-Covid or post-acute Covid syndrome. While definitions vary, long Covid is, at its core, a chronic illness with symptoms that persist for months or years after a Covid infection. Up to 30% of Americans who get Covid-19 have developed long-haul symptoms, affecting as many as 23 million Americans, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

06 December, 2022

Making The Invisible Visible — Working With Chronic Illness In the Craft Beer Industry

An article by UK ME/CFS sufferer Liz Chambers.

06 December, 2022

Millions Suffer From Long Covid — And It Costs Them $9,000 A Year In Health-Care Expenses, On Average

Long Covid has affected as many as 23 million Americans to date — and it’s poised to have a financial impact rivaling or exceeding that of the Great Recession. By one estimate, the chronic illness will cost the U.S. economy $3.7 trillion, with extra medical costs accounting for $528 billion.

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