Over 22 million people in the UK have tested positive for Covid19 since the start of the pandemic

These people are at risk of developing Post covid-19 Syndrome also known as long covid. Long covid describes the signs and symptoms that develop during or following an infection consistent with covid-19, which continue for more than 12 weeks and are not explained by an alternative diagnosis. The following are all symptoms of long covid;

  • extreme tiredness (fatigue) 
  • shortness of breath
  • chest pain or tightness
  • problems with memory and concentration ("brain fog")
  • difficulty sleeping (insomnia)
  • heart palpitations
  • dizziness
  • pins and needles
  • joint pain
  • depression and anxiety

All stats from NHS 2022 and Gov.uk 2022

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