• Sat. Oct 29th, 2022

While gastrointestinal symptoms have become common symptoms during the second wave of COVID-19, now, doctors are also highlighting that a recovered COVID patient should also pay attention to any lingering gastrointestinal symptoms post COVID-19, and get them …

Jul 5, 2021

Not only is there a critical need to address these issues post COVID recovery, a patient must take care to not dismiss these symptoms, and manage them well.
As with most long COVID symptoms, taking ample rest, drinking fluids are helpful in taking care of health issues.
Supplementation of Vitamin C,D, B12 and calcium-fortified foods is a must to take care of digestive issues. Diet-wise, experts emphasize patients focus on including whole grains, fibre-rich foods, probiotics which soothe the stomach and promote good gut health. At the same time, a post-COVID-recovery diet should include a lot of vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds, ensure that you limit, or minimize your intake of heavy, fried , processed foods which can further upset your stomach and cause problems. In the first couple of weeks post recovery, have foods which are light and filling, and easier to digest.
If the symptoms continue to bother you or become a chronic issue, consult a doctor. In some cases, blood tests might also be ordered to negate the risk of further complications.