Tag Archives: symptoms

A Third of COVID Survivors Have Long-Haul Symptoms

By | February 19, 2021

Nearly 31% of patients said they had a worse health-related quality of life now, compared to before getting COVID-19, the researchers reported. It’s not yet clear why COVID-19 causes these lasting effects. Many viruses are capable of creating what’s known as “post-viral syndrome,” which experts describe as health problems that persist long after the infection has… Read More »

Programs Helps COVID Long Haulers Recover

By | February 16, 2021

Arianna Varas, 35, COVID-19 survivor and long hauler, Manhattan, NY. Webinar, Infectious Diseases Society of America, Feb. 12, 2021. Thomas Gut, DO, director of ambulatory care medicine, Staten Island University Hospital; assistant professor of medicine, Hofstra/Northwell School of Medicine. Rachel Zabner, MD, infectious disease specialist and co-director, COVID-19 Recovery Program, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles. David Putrino, PhD,… Read More »

Is Kombucha Good for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

By | December 11, 2020

SOURCES: Annals of Epidemiology: “Kombucha: a systematic review of the empirical evidence of human health benefit.” Cleveland Clinic: “Probiotics.” Mayo Clinic: “Rheumatoid arthritis.” Sonya Angelone, registered dietitian nutritionist; spokeswoman, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Julie Kapp, PhD, associate professor, health management and informatics, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia. Aaron Emmel, PharmD, pharmacotherapy specialist, St. Augustine,… Read More »

The Link Between Sugar and Rheumatoid Arthritis

By | December 11, 2020

SOURCES: Betty Hsiao, MD, rheumatologist, Yale Medicine. Arthritis Care & Research: “Diet and Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms: Survey Results from a Rheumatoid Arthritis Registry.” Sara Tedeschi, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School. The Rheumatologist: “Why Did Rheumatoid Arthritis Begin in 1800?” Avram Goldberg, MD, clinical director, NYU Langone Rheumatology Associates, Lake Success, NY. Melissa… Read More »