An increasing number of covid patients have complained of lingering weakness and fatigue post recovery. Such symptoms (if not extreme) are normal, say experts, and are usually accompanied by forgetfulness and loss of concentration, more sleep or lack of thereof among others.
“Some people experience overwhelming fatigue after COVID-19. They find that they are unable to return to previous levels of energy and health in the weeks following the infection,” Ayurvedic expert Dr Nitika Kohli said.
“For most people, the infection and initial fatigue will be mild to moderate with recovery occurring over a week or two,” she added, as she shared essential tips to combat post-Covid weakness and fatigue.
Follow these tips to keep post-Covid weakness and fatigue at bay.
Exercise might be troublesome in case you are recovering and your body is still weak. “However, gradually bringing mild exercise to your everyday schedule will make you both physically and mentally healthy. It will also speed up your recovery,” she said.
Ensure natural vitamin D
It is best to get vitamin D naturally. The expert suggested to “get at least 30 minutes of sun exposure, preferably in the early morning”.