The COVID 19 pandemic has been a far reaching worldwide phenomenon. Although many people have died and far more have survived without any problems, there is a large group of people who continue to suffer symptoms long after the initial viral illness.

Long term symptoms are common
The most common symptoms are fatigue lasting more than 30 days and brain fog. But there are many more symptoms such as respiratory problems including shortness of breath and cough. Headaches and mental health issues such as anxiety and depression also feature highly.

 

Mitochondria, our battery packs, are damaged
While many doctors struggle with how to approach this problem, there is a consensus that the virus knocks out the mitochondria – our battery packs which produce energy for our cells. At the same time, it’s obvious that many people continue to have the virus in their system. The virus has not been fully cleared and re-appears from time to time causing symptoms.

 

There is a solution
Dr Shirley MD has considerable experience dealing with post-viral syndromes, chronic fatigue, brain fog as well as mental health issues and is ideally placed to be able to help patients recover. She has put together a short video course and ebook which will help sufferers find an eating and supplement plan to move forward and recover from Long Covid 19, especially improving mitochondrial function. This is aimed at recovering naturally but can be used along with medications.

To access her online course on Long COVID-19 click on the link below

She is also available for online consultations worldwide.

Just email info@drshirleymd.com for an appointment via Skype, Whatsapp or Messenger

 

References

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Riya Ganji, P Hemachandra Reddy. Review Front Aging Neurosci, 2021 Jan 12;12:614650. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2020.614650. eCollection 2020.

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Katherine Holder, P Hemachandra Reddy. Neuroscientist. 2020 Sep 26;1073858420960443. doi: 10.1177/1073858420960443. Online ahead of print.

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