COVID brain fog: What it is and what it means for virus patients
About a third of diagnosed COVID-19 patients will have some type of neurological symptoms including seizures and strokes. We don’t have solid data on how many will battle brain fog, but many report it. “Even still today, with this interview, I’ve got a notebook sitting right here.”What causes COVID brain fog? Post-COVID brain fog is being studied. If you’re suffering from brain fog or other memory issues, it’s important to tell your doctor because there are steps you can take to help your brain recover.
Study looks into how, why COVID-19 impacts brain, memory
DETROIT – Brain fog is one of the many potential complications of COVID-19. A new study is underway to find out why -- and how -- the coronavirus can impact survivors' cognitive abilities. The brain fog is being documented, but the changes aren’t usually visible on brain scans. Natalia’s mother and brother did not experience any brain fog. A different study, by UCLA, has suggested that lingering brain fog in some survivors may be a type of PTSD.