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Most often, those who have been ill with COVID-19 have breathing problems. And those patients who have been connected to the ventilator for a long time need an oxygen mask even at home.
A certain category of patients develop pulmonary fibrosis. That is, the lung tissue becomes denser, it no longer performs its function normally. This is absolutely not a physiological process,
– said the infectious disease specialist Yuri Zhigarev.
According to recent studies, the virus destroys not only the lungs. It adversely affects the work of the heart, kidneys, stomach and even the brain. According to the findings of the China National Health Commission, some patients with COVID-19 may develop angina pectoris and arrhythmia.
“If a state of hypoxia causes disorders of the cardiovascular system, then the kidneys cannot but respond. If they also had pathological or renal infections before that, that is, kidney function was impaired, then we can expect kidney problems,” the immunologist emphasized Boris Donskoy.
The course of the disease COVID-19 / Infographics 24 channels
Effect on the nervous system
COVID-19 has a great effect on the nervous system. People may experience headache, weakness, poor concentration, and dizziness.
If a person has been ill with a severe form, for example, there was choking, or if the person was in intensive care – these memories can be frightening. It’s possible that later, with light stuffiness, even panic attacks can occur because of these memories,
– said the psychologist Natalya Remesnik.
However, most often complications arise in the elderly and with chronic diseases. However, it is impossible to name the exact list of complications, because the disease is still being studied.
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