Long COVID is a new illness that is a result of SARS-CoV-2 infection. The number of people with Long COVID is rising, with current worldwide estimates at 16 million people, according to a news feature in the science journal ‘Nature’.

Our mission is to help you recover from Long COVID.

Long COVID is a new illness that is a result of SARS-CoV-2 infection. The number of people with Long COVID is rising, with current worldwide estimates at 16 million people, according to a news feature in the science journal ‘Nature’.

Our mission is to help you recover from Long COVID.

What is Long COVID?

Long COVID is a longer, more complex form of COVID-19. It can also be referred to as 'Long Haul COVID' or 'Post-COVID Syndrome'.

Long COVID is a unique disease in that patient-led groups have been among the first to bring awareness to this illness. 

Long COVID Symptoms

Most common symptoms

The following graph shows the most common Long COVID symptoms by percentage of people who experience each symptom for at least five weeks, as a result of contracting COVID-19.

Source: ONS Coronavirus Infection Survey, 26 April 2020 to 6 March 2021

How long do Long COVID symptoms last?

The road to recovery from Long COVID is not always easy. For some, it can take weeks and for others it can take months. So far there are no precise rules to how long the symptoms last for, with a large variance observed. Long COVID does appear to be a persistent condition for many.

Often people with Long COVID find that they seem to make an initial recovery, with lessening of symptoms, but then later (weeks or months later) begin to experience a relapse or flare up of symptoms, and this can cause some distress.

Factors that influence the presentation of symptoms include: severity of initial infection, age, sex, underlying conditions, genetics and environment.

Factors that can shorten the time to recovery include (1) lifestyle changes & medication (2) nutritional supplementation (3) one to one healthcare consultations. 

Do you have Long COVID?

Do you have Long COVID?

We'll ask you a few questions to help determine how likely it is that you have Long COVID. We'll also provide you with some helpful options for supporting your recovery.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help you recover from Long COVID.

We search for and collate helpful evidence-based science news, treatment guidelines and nutritional immunology treatment approaches (using diet, vitamins, minerals, plant extracts and other nutrients) to help recovery.

Resources

If you are not sure where to start, please click on the ‘Quick Start Guide’ below, which provides an overview.

Quick Start Guide to Long COVID Recovery Resources

Get a quick overview of the main resources we currently offer. This 2 minute read covers all the main sections, and what to expect for each one.  

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Causes of Long COVID

Here we list the top emerging theories and supporting evidence regarding the causes of Long COVID. Please note this is an emerging field of science and new data is being evaluated continuously. 

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Treatment guidelines for Long Covid

Here we list treatment guidelines for recovery that have been specifically modified to apply to Long COVID, covering stress management, exercise/rest, diet, sleep and others.

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Best supplements for Long COVID

Supplements could offer an inexpensive, generally recognised as safe approach to treat and reduce Long COVID symptoms. This list of the Top 10 was compiled with patient and medical practitioner feedback.

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Nutritional Immunology Toolkit: Vitamins & other nutrients helpful for Long COVID

This page is designed to be a toolkit that you and your doctor or healthcare professional can access as a resource. It contains the full list of vitamins & other nutrients helpful for Long COVID recovery.

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Medical consultations for Long COVID

Meet the doctors who have worked one-to-one with patients with Long COVID. These doctors are available privately via online video sessions. Please note these fees are not covered by the NHS.

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