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Long covid after recovered

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: October 11, 2021 1:22 PM
Anonymous 8 months

I am 40 years old woman and just recovered from covid. However, I am having Post covid syndrome where I am having insomnia, sinusitis, anxiety and depression now. May I know what should I do now to avoid symptoms getting worse. Thank you

Dr Sashini Seeni 8 months
General Practitioner

Hello, thank you for your enquiry.

From your description, we understand that you’ve had recovered from Covid, currently having insomnia, sinusitis, anxiety and depression suggestive of Post-Covid Conditions. We will try to help you.

For your information, these symptoms may linger from weeks to months, where latest reports suggested that the recovery rates are highly depends on the immune system of each individual. The actual causes of post-covid conditions are still under research.

However, you may seek for medical treatment, physiotherapy, meditation, exercises and so on to improve your symptoms, to aid your immune system. You may get advices and medications from psychologist for your insomnia, anxiety and depression to improve your sleep quality and ease your worrisome; get nasal decongestant and anti-inflammatory nasal drop or spray from ENT specialist for your sinusitis.

Meanwhile, try to consume nutritious food and balance diet, such as vegetables, fruits, eggs, chicken, fish or so to improve your body’s recover; avoid preserved foods, fried, oily and sugary foods which may be a burden to your body. Try to practice breathing exercises, join rehabilitation or physiotherapy to improve your recovery rate and your immune system. Meditation and yoga are also good ways to relax your mind, to aid your insomnia, anxiety and depression aside from medications.

Post-covid conditions at this stage require the cooperation of patient and doctors from a few different departments, because it is still a rather new encounter in medical field.

Therefore, we recommend you to refer this matter to the relevant doctors or contact us for an online consultation for further information and assistance.

Thank you, we hope our answer has been helpful.

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