Post-COVID syndromes affect one in five adults diagnosed with COVID-19, and for some, the symptoms persist for a year or longer. Alena Zweben, ND, and the team at Market Place Naturopathic in Seattle, Washington, have helped many people overcome post-COVID syndrome, regaining their health and recovering their energy to return to the activities they enjoy. If you struggle with ongoing symptoms after COVID, don’t wait to seek help. Submit a contact form to request a complimentary 15-minute phone consultation with one of the doctors.
Post-COVID syndrome, also called long COVID, refers to a group of symptoms and health problems that continue long after the virus clears out of your body. Some people have long COVID for 3-6 months; others struggle with symptoms lasting a year or longer.
It doesn’t matter if you had no symptoms or severe symptoms, stayed at home, or were hospitalized — anyone who had COVID can end up with post-COVID syndromes. .
You may regain health after your COVID infection is over, and then relapse and develop long COVID. But some people never fully return to optimal health before long-lasting symptoms take hold.
The most common post-COVID syndromes include:
Many people have such severe symptoms that they can’t return to work or only work part-time due to their post-COVID condition.
COVID infections affect nearly every system in your body, including your heart, blood vessels, lungs, kidneys, nerves, stomach, intestines, brain, skin, and hormone-producing organs.
This opens the door to many possible health conditions affecting one or more systems. A few of the most common include:
Long COVID is challenging to diagnose and treat because it shares symptoms similar to other multisystem conditions, such as fibromyalgia, Lyme disease, mast cell activation syndrome, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
At Market Place Naturopathic, Dr. Zweben is highly qualified to treat post-COVID syndromes because she specializes in multisystem conditions. She also provides natural therapies that support your whole body, promote healing, and target the specific systems affected by long COVID.
Your treatment is always customized to meet your unique health care needs. However, these are a few treatments you might receive:
If you struggle with post-COVID syndromes, submit a contact form to request a complimentary 15-minute phone consultation with one of the doctors.