The Covid-19 epidemic has been about more than simply the initial bouts of illness, whether mild or severe, but also the long-term consequences for many people. According to a new study, everybody who has ever had a coronavirus infection, no matter how minor, is at an elevated risk of developing heart problems in the future.
According to study conducted at Johns Hopkins University in the United States, no one is immune to this side effect. Epidemiologist Eric Feigl-Ding announced the findings on Twitter on Monday. Even after a year following their Covid-19 recovery, persons who had Covid disease can acquire heart difficulties such as inflammation, clotting, and irregular heartbeat, according to a study published last month. It goes on to say that even persons who appear to be in good health appear to be at risk.
The findings were striking, according to Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly, head of the Clinical Epidemiology Center, because the risk of heart problems was evident even in those who only had mild symptoms and did not require hospitalisation due to Covid-19.
This is surprising because the researchers expected the hazards to be higher for persons who have heart or kidney illness, are diabetic, smoke, or have other risk factors. However, even people who didn't have any heart problems to begin with, such as those who were athletic, didn't have a high BMI, weren't obese, didn't smoke, didn't have kidney disease or diabetes, and didn't have any heart risk factors, were impacted by Covid-19 in a way that manifested a higher risk of heart problems" compared to those who didn't catch Covid.
The researchers discovered evidence of an increased risk of "stroke, blood clots in the legs and lungs, heart failure, and heart attacks," among other things.