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Growing evidence suggests that coronavirus causes brain fog

The COVID-19 pandemic has absolutely modified the lives of humans throughout the world. In the lethal 2nd wave of coronavirus in India, many people got infected by the virus. While numerous us recovered, people are reporting signs of post-COVID-19, which is also known as ‘Long COVID.’ One of the post-COVID signs isn’t being capable of think clearly even after recovering from the coronavirus, which causes ‘Brain Fog.’

COVID-recovered individuals suffering from brain fog also can experience fatigue, body ache, headache, and sleeplessness. During mind fog, you can be afflicted by melancholy and might have trouble concentrating. Some also can be afflicted by a loss of appetite. Patients suffering from brain fog also can want to take the right counseling to conquer it. While in brain fog long COVID, sufferers also can suffer from insomnia, irritability, loss of understanding, and clear thinking, once in a while a person can also stammer while thinking. In those cases, the individual ought to be taken to the doctor’s consultation.

One manner wherein SARS-CoV-2 is probably accessing the brain, experts say, is by passing through the olfactory mucosa, the liner of the nasal cavity, which borders the brain. The virus is regularly observed in the nasal cavity — one purpose that healthcare people check for COVID-19 is by swabbing the nose. But that doesn’t suggest it isn’t infecting any mind cells at all. Studies now suggest that SARS-CoV-2 can infect astrocytes, a sort of cell that’s ample in the brain and has many functions. “Astrocytes do quite a lot that helps normal brain function,” including providing nutrients to neurons to maintain them working, says Arnold Kriegstein, a neurologist at the University of California, San Francisco. Astrocytes are probably prone even supposing they’re not infected by the virus.

Image by Miroslava Chrienova from Pixabay

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