Call your doctor if you have this “horrible” COVID symptom

Fever, dry cough, shortness of breath and loss of taste and smell are just some of the symptoms most commonly reported by those infected with COVID-19. In recent years, however, we have realized that the highly contagious virus can manifest in unusual ways and present itself in a rare and frightening way. According to a new report, people with a history of coronavirus-infected mental illness are experiencing severe psychiatric symptoms. Read on – and do not miss it to ensure your health and the health of others Sure signs that you already have a Coronavirus.

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Dr. Hisam Goueli told the New York Times about a 42-year-old physiotherapist and mother of four young children who visited his Long Island psychiatric hospital during the summer without any history of psychiatric symptoms or any family history of mental illness. She encouraged him, saying that she had “cruelly murdered her children from 2 to 10 years old”, adding that she had a plan to kill them. “It was like she was experiencing a movie, like ‘Kill Bill,'” he said. Goueli, a psychiatrist, said. “It’s a horrible thing that this benevolent woman is here and that she ‘I love my children, and I do not know why I feel like I want to behead them,'” he said.

The only clue to her condition was that she was infected with COVID-19 in the spring, and that they had only mild symptoms before the psychiatric symptoms months later.

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Dr Goueli reveals that she was just the first of many patients he saw with similar symptoms.

“But then we saw a second case, a third case and a fourth case, and we’re like, ‘Something’s going on,'” he said. And other doctors across the country have reported similar incidents, including a 36-year-old who ‘believed her three children would be abducted, and to save it, tried to get them to pass through a fast food restaurant’s driveway’. a 30-year-old construction worker in New York City ‘who became so mad that he imagined his cousin would kill him, and to protect himself, he tried to strangle his cousin in bed’, and a A 55-year-old woman in Britain had hallucinations of monkeys and a lion “and became convinced that a family member had been replaced by a fraudster.”

There is additional scientific evidence to support the link between the two, including a British one. study of neurological or psychiatric complications in 153 patients hospitalized with the virus, 10 people reported a new psychosis and a different finding 10 patients in a Spanish hospital suffers from COVID-induced psychological symptoms.

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Experts believe that these types of neurological manifestations of the virus may be due to the body’s immune response to and subsequent inflammation caused by the virus.

“Some of the neurotoxins that are responses to immune activation can pass through the blood-brain barrier to the brain and can cause this damage,” said Dr. Vilma Gabbay, co-director of the Institute for Psychiatric Research at Montefiore Einstein in the Bronx, presented the NEW.

Interestingly, most of these patients did not have a serious initial infection. Dr. Goueli claims that his patients who are experiencing these kind of psychological problems have had no breathing problems. However, they did report subtle neurological symptoms, including tingling in the hand, dizziness, headache, or decreased odor.

Two weeks to a few months later, however, he said they were “developing this profound psychosis, which is really dangerous and scary for all the people around them.”

They also tend to be younger than those who fall into the high-risk category, in their 30s, 40s and 50s. “It is very rare that you develop this type of psychosis in this age group,” he pointed out.

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As for the consequences, some people who develop this COVID-related psychosis need weeks of hospitalization, and many doctors struggle to treat it. While some are discharged within a week, others remain in the hospital for months.

The physical therapist with plans to kill her children, for example, ‘got worse every day’. “We probably tried eight different medications, including antidepressants, antipsychotics and lithium.” She was so ill that we considered electroconvulsive therapy for her because nothing worked. “After four weeks, they were given a medication that works, risperidone and is 95 percent perfectly home.

“We do not know what the natural course of this is,” said Dr. Goueli said. “Will it eventually disappear? Are people getting better? How long does it normally take? And then you tend to have other psychiatric problems? There are just so many questions that have not been answered.”

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