Hair loss, heart and memory problems … symptoms besieging Corona patients

Hair loss, persistent insomnia, memory problems, skin rashes, heart problems and increased anxiety, and others, are among the unusual symptoms reported by some people who have been exposed to the “Covid-19” disease caused by the emerging corona virus, where it arrives sometimes. These symptoms may last from weeks to months.

The “Chicago Tribune” newspaper reported that among the owners of these cases was a patient named Julie Shasha-Van Horn, who was transferred to the hospital in early April of last April after suffering from “Covid-19”, where at that time she had some symptom-like symptoms. Flu associated with the virus since its discovery, which is a fever, severe cough and shortness of breath, according to German News Agency.

Then came a series of unusual symptoms that Jolie, 51, was from the suburb of “Bridge View” in southwestern Illinois, USA, and which she did not suffer from before she was infected with the new Corona virus.

She described feeling a strange burning sensation in the soles of her feet, as if she was walking on coals, and two weeks after her discharge from the hospital, she began to notice that she had experienced a strange confusion in her memory, as she – inexplicably – forgot the phone numbers and simple routine facts that she could previously remember easily.

Then, during the summer, Julie began to suffer from her hair loss significantly. She says, “I was suffering from different symptoms every day … I was wondering, what is this?”

As medical experts and scientists struggle to understand the characteristics of the new virus, some patients report a large variety of symptoms, which differ from what are included in the official lists issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other major health authorities, according to the Chicago Tribune newspaper. “.

These symptoms often appear without warning, and sometimes continue for months after those infected with them are assumed to have recovered from the virus.

Earlier in the outbreak of the epidemic, most medical efforts were focused on keeping patients alive and reducing the burden in overcrowded hospitals. However, Natalie Lambert, an assistant research professor at Indiana University School of Medicine, is interested in studying the health consequences associated with “Covid-19” 19 “In the long term, she said that there is an increasing need in the current period for research on the long-term health of those who have survived the virus, but it does not appear that they have fully recovered.

Many of those infected with Coronavirus express their frustration as they grapple with a new and mysterious disease that does not have a road map and has a very short history. And the injury of unexpected symptoms, a common cause of anxiety in these patients.

During her work, Lambert was shocked by a set of medical problems that some patients reported, in addition to the number of different body systems that appear to be affected as a result of infection of the body with that disease, according to the newspaper “Chicago Tribune”.

A woman wrote on the page “Survivor Corps” (meaning “survivor corps”), a group on the social networking site “”, which has more than 100,000 members: “Did any of you suffer from a sulfur smell in his nose and in his breath?”

Another member posted on the page, saying, “My body and face feel numb. Since this morning, I feel that 80% of my body is completely numb.”

It is noteworthy that Shasha-Van Horn is also a member of the page “Survivor Corps”, where she said that on the page she found support on the part of the members, in addition to suggestions for treatment.

Diana Burnet, founder of the “Survivor Corps” page, was scheduled to run a webinar on October 2 with the famous Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, to ask him questions about the virus on behalf of members The group, however, the symposium has been postponed due to the announcement of US President Donald ’s infection with the Corona virus on the same day that was scheduled to hold the symposium.

It is noteworthy that Fauchi has repeatedly warned citizens about the potential long-term health effects of “Covid-19”, according to the newspaper “Chicago Tribune”.

Fauchi, who is director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said, “A number of people who have recovered from infection with the virus, in fact, have persistent symptoms – for a period of weeks to months – that do not appear to be caused by the persistence of the virus.”

For her part, says Shasha-Van Horne: “I know how I was before and I know that I am no longer I,” adding: “I am tired of being out of nature .. I want to return to what I was before.”

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