Long COVID is a serious issue. And in July 2021, it was added as a recognized condition that could result in a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

But what is Long COVID? And why are only some people affected by it?

Emerging research has found a relationship between Phrenic and Vagus nerve changes and chronic COVID symptoms, which may be one of the causes of lingering symptoms like fatigue, shortness of breath, difficulty concentrating, and digestive issues.

So what’s actually happening in the body when things don’t feel “right” after the initial infection?

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 What you’ll lean from this episode:

  • The anatomy of Long COVID
  • How it can impact your nervous system
  • And how long-haul COVID can affect your diaphragm and breathing for months after the initial infection

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