Long Covid has emerged as an unexpected consequence of contracting COVID-19. The term describes months worth of debilitating symptoms following infection with the disease, ranging from a nuisance to disabling. Anyone can experience long covid, according to the NHS, and for varying lengths of time.
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Most people who contract Covid-19 improve within a matter of days, and feel back to their old selves weeks later, depending on the severity of their infection.
But according to the NHS, anyone can experience long-term Covid effects, whether their experience was mild or severe.
Long covid causes a range of symptoms, which tend to vary for everyone.
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She added she had discovered the long-tail effects of the disease after tests earlier this year.
Ms Paltrow said: “In January, I had some tests done that showed really high levels of inflammation in my body.
“So I turned to one of the smartest experts I know in this space, the functional medicine practitioner Dr Will Cole.
“After he saw all my labs, he explained that this was a case where the road to healing was going to be longer than usual.”