A good doctor can help you work out when tiredness has crossed over into true fatigue.
We need to take an urgent look at how we manage and treat long COVID. If we don’t start planning now, the problem will only get worse.
Fatigue can drag for weeks, even when the infection is gone, and sleep doesn’t fix it. But there are simple steps you can take to ride it out.
As COVID-19 survivors join the ranks of people with disabilities, they could have a long wait to get the support they need.
Drug manufacturers often shun the use of placebos in clinical trials. But research suggests that placebos could play an important role in the treatment of depression, pain and other maladies.
Elite employers have created an atmosphere where workers constantly seek to be as busy as possible. Families are often the first casualty of this culture.
Researchers are piecing together clues to better understand the puzzling array of symptoms in those who never seem to fully recover from COVID-19.
The study found people bounce back from their mental sluggishness soon after emerging from isolation.
‘Long COVID’ – in which people have symptoms lasting more than a few weeks – is turning out to be very common. People hospitalized for COVID-19 are at highest risk, but they aren’t alone.
Time changes make many people feel tired, irritable, and unable to sleep.
Those with the condition could take several weeks, months, or even years to properly recover.
Margot Gage Witvliet went from being healthy and active to fearing she was dying almost overnight. An epidemiologist, she dug into the research to understand what’s happening to long-haulers like her.
An overactive immune system may be behind some of the virus’s long after-effects.
What might look like a mild case of COVID-19 could actually be a bacterial infection from a tick bite, with potentially debilitating symptoms if it goes untreated.
If you want to boost your energy and mood and feel more alert, get moving instead of getting coffee.
A new review assesses the potential long-term psychological impact of COVID-19.
Feeling tired after endless Zoom meetings? You’re not alone. Research suggests video calls increase our cognitive load compared with face-to-face meetings.
The adverse symptoms some people experience after adopting the ketogenic diet is known as the “keto flu”.
It takes a period of mental adjustment to get over such big changes but optimism and structure could help.
Pernicious anaemia is a lifelong condition that affects nearly 5 in 100,000 people in the UK.