New study reveals that almost 1 in 4 adults in the United States who had COVID also developed long COVID symptoms

I have a lot of the symptoms of long COVID. However, I don’t think I have long COVID. Why? Because I had those symptoms long before I got COVID. And I think that’s part of the problem with studying this. A lot of the symptoms are symptoms of lots and lots of chronic illnesses. And just like with a lot of those other chronic illnesses, there’s rarely a definitive test you can give someone and know for certain that they have it. So we know there’s a problem, but it’s hard to define and it looks similar to a lot of other hard to define problems. It’s going to be an interesting few years while this all gets sorted out. Maybe this will even lead to some more effective treatments for other chronic illnesses. Silver linings and fingers crossed.