Coronavirus could have a long-lasting impact on heart and lung health post-recovery
New Delhi : Coronavirus pandemic has taken over the world and this little virus has managed to multiply and spread to various countries. One of the most common symptoms of coronavirus is breathlessness, pneumonia and lung infection. While breathlessness is the main characteristic of COVID-19 but in most cases of infected coronavirus patients experience a variety of different symptoms.
COVID-19 causes acute respiratory problems and a major drop in oxygen levels in many patients. Researchers have claimed that this virus also affects the brain, kidney and other organs. Aside from all this, it has also been noticed that coronavirus can lead to inflammation in heart tissue, a rise in blood pressure. Many patients have also come in with unusually high blood sugar levels.
Scientists have been studying the impact of coronavirus. Studies have found coronavirus and infection in the ear of patients who passed away due to COVID-19. This virus was found in the middle ear and the mastoid area of the head which is a hollow bone behind the ear. Similarly, cured coronavirus patients have shown signs of lung fibrosis. This has shown up in people who experienced a drop in oxygen levels in the lungs due to COVID-19. This virus might have a long-lasting impact on the human body but further in-depth study is required to understand coronavirus.