Long Covid

LONG COVID

Support, Information and Options for possible Treatment

We want you to feel the relief of a listening ear, medical assessment and our commitment to supporting you. There are many different types of help here at PGP to help you recover from Long Covid.

Our knowledgeable GPs and specialists  will help you and guide you forwards in your quest to feel better with more energy and resolution of your symptoms.

To quote the recent Westminster forum presentation statistics on Long Covid there are over 400,000 known cases of Long Covid in the UK and these are only the ones that are known, ie presented to the medical profession. The diagnosis is still mainly one of exclusion according to the Nice Guidelines. Yet in reality there are tests that can be carried out to help understand the roots of the illness and treat accordingly.

Long Covid Symptoms

Here is a list of symptoms of Long Covid. It is not exhaustive and we will help tease out the problem and ensure that there is no other medical problem that might also be contributing to your symptoms, whilst finding solutions to your suffering.

  • Respiratory: shortness of breath, congestion, persistent cough, etc.
  • Neurological/psychiatric: brain fog, malaise, tiredness, headaches, migraines, depression, inability to focus/concentrate, altered cognition, insomnia, vertigo, panic attacks, tinnitus, anosmia, phantom smells, etc.
  • Musculoskeletal: myalgias, fatigue, weakness, joint pains, inability to exercise, post-exertional malaise, inability to perform normal activities of daily life (ADL’s).
  • Cardiovascular: Palpitations, arrhythmias, Raynaud like syndrome, hypotension, and tachycardia on exertion.
  • Autonomic: Postural tachycardia syndrome (POTs), abnormal sweating.
  • Gastrointestinal disturbance: Anorexia, diarrhoea, bloating, vomiting, nausea, etc.
  • Dermatologic: Itching, rashes, dermatographia
  • Mucus membranes: Running nose, sneezing, Burning and itchy eyes.

Our Long Covid Team

Dr Aashish Odedra

Consultant psychiatrist

Dr Madhusudhan Mali

Pain Specialist

Dr Julia Piper

GP with specialist knowledge in functional medicine

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