Corona: Remarkable case in Berlin – new symptom?
15.01.2022, 15:39 | Reading time: 2 minutes Cannabis against Corona: New study gives first indications Cannabis against Corona: New study gives first indications Does cannabis help against the corona virus? A research team from the USA has published a study that gives hope. Show description A Corona case makes doctors sit up and take notice. A patient presents with an unusual symptom – which may continue even after recovery. Berlin. A 35-year-old comes to Berlin after several fainting spells to the emergency room. During the examination, his doctors found that the man had tested positive for Corona. Otherwise nothing is wrong with him. The doctors are now assuming a connection between the fainting spells and the virus, reports the specialist journal “Ärzte-Zeitung”. The connection arises because of the “reproducible circumstances under which the syncope (circulatory disorder leading to fainting, ed.) manifests itself, the clear chronological correlation of the symptoms with the Sars-CoV-2 infection and the absence of properties , suggestive of structural heart disease,” the report said. also read: Mystery solved – why smoking can protect against corona
Fainting, especially in the early stages of an infection
The Berlin doctors are not the first to have observed this connection. A December 2021 study from the US looked at how often and when the fainting spells associated with corona appear. The researchers evaluated more than 14,000 patient data. Also interesting: New study: Does cannabis help against the corona virus?
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All the best from Berlin in a newsletter – good news every week Your result: Around every 25th patient develops an infection in the early phase SARS-CoV-2 Syncope – or the feeling of approaching unconsciousness (presyncope) – as a first Covid-19 symptom. People over the age of 60 were particularly affected. This might interest you: Corona variant omicron: These are possible symptoms The authors of the work hold fainting not for a typical symptom of Corona. However, fainting spells should be taken seriously as an early warning sign of infection. It is not yet clear why an infection can lead to syncope. High blood pressure and the associated medication could play a role, as well as diabetes, obesity or heart disease. In addition, syncopation could also be one of the side effects of Long Covid. Several studies have reported that people who have recovered continue to work around three to four weeks after diagnosis fainting spells according to the US study. (pcl)
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