Here’s How To Get Back On Your Feet After COVID-19 Recovery
By Priya Mewada +2 more
By Priya Mewada +2 more
The Delta Variant that was responsible for the second wave of COVID-19 in India has taught us two things: Recovery after COVID-19 can be a long and strenuous process and the risk of other health complications is very much real.
That is why it is imperative that you learn and prepare yourself for the aftermath of a COVID-19 infection so that you can effectively deal with all post-COVID-19 effects and problems.
Most recovering people will tell you that though they don’t feel as ill as when they were battling the infection, they still feel very much under the weather. Recovery can take anything from 4 weeks to several months. Common post-COVID-19 effects include:
Some post-COVID-19 effects are to be expected to disappear with time and you need not be worried. But COVID-19 infection may trigger a few other serious health conditions and may impact your vital organs. You need to be alert of any unusual symptoms that you may experience and discuss them with your doctor so that you can take the right action at the right time!
Long COVID-19 or Post COVID-19 Syndrome is more likely to affect:
If you are experiencing any of the following, then talk to your doctor immediately:
COVID-19 may impact the health of someone who has already been diagnosed with a heart condition. COVID-19 may trigger an oxygen imbalance which will impact the performance of the heart and cause new cardio-pulmonary problems. But with early detection and proper medication, the post-COVID-19 effects on the heart can be managed.
Tests that might be recommended to you. Your doctor would want to analyse your health so that a further medical course of action can be determined for you. To understand the state of your health, the following tests may be recommended:
You must understand that the COVID-19 infection takes a toll on your body. You need to take care of yourself to recover faster:
Shower love and care onto yourself during the recovery period. Stay connected with your loved ones on the phone. This is a crucial phase and things can go wrong if you are not careful. Follow your doctor’s advice, do not ignore any unusual symptoms and never try to self medicate. Keep away all the stress and recover well with a positive mindset.
Disclaimer: The information included at this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for medical treatment by a healthcare professional. Because of unique individual needs, the reader should consult their physician to determine the appropriateness of the information for the reader’s situation.