COVID brain fog is real: UCSF neurologist study reveals abnormalities in long haul patients

A UCSF doctor shares a new study about what may be causing long-term side effects in COVID survivors, many of whom experience prolonged brain fog.

1/25/2022 12:01:00 PM

A UCSF doctor shares a new study about what may be causing long-term side effects in COVID survivors, many of whom experience prolonged brain fog.

If you've overcome coronavirus, you may be among those experiencing long-term side effects. A UCSF doctor has new information about what's behind the prolonged brain fog and other cognitive symptoms.

A Bay Area virologist appears to have discovered the root cause of COVID-19 long haulers.Hellmuth says the spinal fluid abnormalities were found in study participants of all ages, with differing degrees of infection severity, all unvaccinated before developing the cognitive impairment.

One interesting finding: the more health risk factors someone has, the more likely they are to experience COVID brain fog. One promising finding is that no participant's conditions worsened over time, although it's too soon to tell whether symptoms may spontaneously disappear. It's hoped that this and further studies will help develop effective treatments for COVID brain fog.

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VickerySec It's nothing new. Will the study extend to include children? Certainly brain fog cld impact academic achievement and some of these kids may require learning resources. Thanks. Research for Treatments of Covid, keep me posted. Also Underlying pneumonia. foot and hand swelling.

More News Videos A Bay Area virologist appears to have discovered the root cause of COVID-19 long haulers. Hellmuth says the spinal fluid abnormalities were found in study participants of all ages, with differing degrees of infection severity, all unvaccinated before developing the cognitive impairment. One interesting finding: the more health risk factors someone has, the more likely they are to experience COVID brain fog. One promising finding is that no participant's conditions worsened over time, although it's too soon to tell whether symptoms may spontaneously disappear. It's hoped that this and further studies will help develop effective treatments for COVID brain fog. VACCINE TRACKER: