Can COVID-19 Cause Your Brain to Shrink ?

People who Develop a COVID-19 infection may experience symptoms for several weeks, months, or years after recovery

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These post-COVID conditions are commonly known as “Long COVID.” It occurs in people 

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Brain scans in 785 participants. Researchers found brain changes in the 401 cases who tested positive for COVID-19

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But it’s important to note that most of the data were from before COVID-19 vaccines were available. 

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The effects of COVID-19 on the brain may cause the following symptoms: 

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– Excessive fatigue or tiredness     that interferes with your daily     activitie – Fatigue that worsens after    mental or physical effort – Concentration or thinking    difficulties (“brain fog”) – Dizziness – Depression – Anxiety – Headaches – Problems sleeping – Changes in Taste or Smell

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Is brain shrinkage from COVID-19 permanent ?

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The best way to prevent COVID-19 infection is to get vaccinated. It’s also best to keep up with your recommended vaccination schedule.

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Experts Suggest Source that you:

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– Eat a healthy diet. – Manage your blood    pressure. – Exercise regularly. – Stay socially active. – Adopt new hobbies and       activities. – Keep doing hobbies and    activities that you enjoy.

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