Many people still experience post covid symptoms despite recovering from the virus, and the severity of the effect varies. Are you one of them?
According to statistics, common symptoms include insomnia, cough, wheezing, fatigue, brain fog (decreased concentration, slowed thinking speed, memory loss), rash, chest tightness, headache, dizziness, etc.
How to Recover From Post-Covid Symptoms?
Chinese medicine treatment
Traditional Chinese medicine is recognized as a safe, effective and natural treatment for post covid symptoms. The treatment of Traditional Chinese medicine for post covid symptoms are based on the different symptoms experienced, constitution, pulse, tongue coating and other symptoms experienced by each individual person. special Chinese medicines is then prescribed accordingly in order to provide personalized treatment. This is the characteristic and expertise of traditional Chinese medicine, which Western medicine is unable to offer. The recommended period of taking traditional Chinese medicine is approximately half a month, and the effects of post covid symptoms will be improved after this period.
Should you prefer not to see a doctor, you would need to take note of the following points:
Adequate sleep: Get sufficient and plenty of rest, especially when you feel tired.
Avoid intense exercise: In the early days of recovery, strenuous exercise will deplete qi and blood. At this time, exercise should be limited mainly to moderate exercise, and the purpose of the exercise would be to build back your lung function. and lung function. Exercises like walking, Tai Ji Quan are permitted.
Reduce your consumption of cold foods: Cold foods hinder and slow down the Qi and blood circulation, hampering your recovery.
Do not take supplements: Patients with post covid are in a state of immune system imbalance and chronic inflammation, consuming supplements during this period, can cause an aggravation of symptoms.
Reduce your consumption of sugary and sweet items: During this period, try to limit your intake of sugary foods such as sweets, candy and biscuits as much as possible. This is because consuming sweets increases the production of mucus and phlegm in your body.
Drinking an appropriate amount of tea which aids in post covid symptoms, components of these tea include ingredients such as Herba Houttuyniae, which is able to help the body expel pathogens from the body.
Depending on each individual’s symptoms, massaging specific acupoints on the body can strengthen physiological functions, and relieve symptoms.