Long COVID-19 Symptoms

Some of the Long Covid-19 symptoms have been common for a long time even before the Pandemic.

To give just a few examples of the patient numbers reported on Google in early 2022:

  1. Joint Pain: 350 million (globally)
  2. Depression and Anxiety: 280 million people (globally)
  3. Shortness of Breath: 300 million people live with asthma (globally)
  4. Hair Loss: 147 million (globally)
  5. Headaches: Half to three-quarters of adults aged 18–65 years in the world have had headache in the last year and, among those individuals, 30% or more have reported migraine. Headache on 15 or more days every month affects 1.7–4% of the world’s adult population. Despite regional variations, headache disorders are a worldwide problem, affecting people of all ages, races, income levels and geographical areas.
  6. Fatigue: 836,000 to 2.5 million (United States)
  7. Chest Pain or Tightness: 10 million (United States)
  8. Difficulty Sleeping: 50 million to 70 million (United States)
  9. Heart Palpitations: 18 million (United States)
  10. Stomach Problems: 59 million to 89 million (United States)
  11. Cold-and-Flu-Like Symptoms: 9 million to 41 million (United States from 2010-2020)

As of early 2022, eighty percent of the world’s adults aged 65 and over have at least one chronic disease.
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