It is possible that you have a greater likelihood of having lengthy COVID-19 if you suffer from anxiety, depression, or loneliness.
People who have common psychiatric difficulties may have up to a fifty percent increased risk of experiencing longer-term COVID-related symptoms, according to a new study that was published in JAMA Psychiatry.
Problems with breathing, cognitive fog, chronic coughing, and extreme exhaustion are included in this category.
Researchers examined the medical records of roughly 55,000 patients for their study.
According to the scientists, they took into account factors such as population characteristics, body weight, smoking status, and medical history.
According to the findings of the study, those who reported experiencing two or more categories of psychological distress were at a greater risk.
When you are stressed or depressed, your immune system is less effective against threats like bacteria and viruses, according to one of the authors of the study.