Medscape March 14, 2024
Hallie Levine

About 7% of US adults report having or having had symptoms of long COVID such as fatigue, heart palpitations and/or dizziness. These are three of the 12 symptoms identified as part of the National Institute of Health’s RECOVER initiative that can be reliably used to classify someone as having long COVID.

While there is no standard federally approved treatment for long COVID, physicians can recommend several strategies to their patients to help them recover.

The good news is that many people experience improvements in their symptoms over time by adopting these strategies, said Andrew Schamess, MD, an internal medicine physician at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and director of its Post-COVID Recovery Program.

1. Pace yourself.


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