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The danger of prolonged post-Covid-19 sequelae

Long-lasting health problems post-Covid-19 can take a toll on your physical and mental well-being. Proper nutrition, living, and post-Covid-19 examination are the solutions to help overcome the sequelae.

Post-Covid-19 sequelae threaten quality of life

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a prolonged post-Covid-19 condition can cause a series of persistent symptoms weeks to months after infection with SAR-CoV-2.

The SARS-CoV-2 virus enters cells through angiotensin enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptors. ACE2 exists throughout the body, which creates conditions for the virus to spread, causing damage to organs. From there, Covid-19 reduces the functioning of these organs and aggravates existing diseases.

The danger of prolonged post-Covid-19 sequelae
The long-term sequelae after Covid-19 make patients tired, weak, lose weight, malnourished, depressed, reduce quality of life and study and work efficiency.

Excellent doctor, Dr., BS CCII. Vu Van Trien – Director of Thu Cuc International General Clinic said: “Some severe cases of Covid-19 may have multi-organ effects or an autoimmune condition for a long time. Multi-organ effects affect multiple or all organ systems, including function: heart, lungs, kidneys, skin, and brain. An autoimmune condition occurs when a person’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells, causing inflammation or tissue damage in affected parts of the body.

Patients can also have one or more different post-Covid-19 symptoms at the same time, such as: respiratory symptoms (cough, shortness of breath, shortness of breath, shortness of breath…); digestion (loss of appetite, diarrhea, stomach pain, increased liver enzymes…); neurological (headache, dizziness, sleep disturbance…); cardiovascular (heart palpitations, chest tightness…); musculoskeletal (muscle pain, joint pain, swelling stiffness…) and many other symptoms such as rash, hair loss, fever, menstrual cycle changes…

Expert advice

According to BS. Vu Van Trien, Covid-19 is a very new disease in the world as well as in Vietnam. Up to now, experts have not yet come up with an exact common denominator about the post-Covid impact on health. However, the development of a scientific diet – living activities and timely post-Covid-19 examination play an important role in the recovery process.

In fact, when experiencing the sequelae of Covid-19, many people “catch the disease” and self-treat by: using symptom-reducing drugs, immune-boosting drugs; abuse of tonics and functional foods; apply folk tips…

The danger of prolonged post-Covid-19 sequelae
Early examination with a specialist helps in timely treatment of post-Covid-19 problems

BS. Vu Van Trien assessed that self-treatment can make the condition not only not improve but also have the risk of getting worse. The symptoms can then be reversed, but damage to the body continues to develop. On the other hand, Covid-19 also leaves many sequels that are difficult for patients to self-identify such as: increased liver enzymes, clogged blood vessels… Health problems that are not detected correctly and timely will miss the stage. the best treatment, making the disease worse, making it difficult to diagnose and treat.

“The post-Covid-19 health check is essential and scientific for each citizen to properly assess and protect their health,” the doctor shared.

In addition, according to BS. Vu Van Trien, there are a number of methods that people who have just recovered from Covid-19 can apply to help minimize the effects of post-Covid-19 such as: building a healthy, balanced diet; get enough sleep; exercise every day; Avoid alcohol and stimulants…

Thu Cuc TCI Health System is a reputable post-Covid-19 clinic with full specialties, a team of good doctors and modern equipment. In addition, Thu Cuc TCI also deployed a post-Covid-19 examination package with checklists, comprehensive assessment of the patient’s health, and treatment for long-term sequelae.

Thu Cuc TCI Health System offers incentives for all post-Covid-19 patients:

– Free initial examination with doctor and 20% discount on scanning and testing fees.

– Discount 20% for post-Covid-19 package examination and 20% for other subclinical indications if any arise during package examination.

– Post-Covid-19 lung checkup combo is only 270 thousand VND.

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