Risk Factors and Management of Long COVID


  • Xiangmin Dong




Long COVID; Risk Factors; Managements.


The COVID-19 pandemic has been spreading around the world and cause serious harm to individual health and social development. Although we have established a comparatively perfect epidemic prevention system and medical system against SARS-CoV-2. Recent research suggests the emergence of a novel syndrome known as 'long COVID', a term used to describe a diverse set of symptoms that persist after a minimum of 4 weeks from the onset of a diagnosed SARS-CoV-2 infection. Like COVID-19, long COVID affect multiple organs and many systems including, but not limited to, the neurological, respiratory, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and musculoskeletal systems. However, the exact factors leading to the long COVID-19 are not clear at present. This review summarizes many potential risk factors linked long COVID found in some papers, includingage, gender, symptom experienced and comorbidity. Preliminary evidences also suggest physical therapy (respiratory support in the ICU, evaluation and dietary approaches), protect mental health (government and social help) and gain social support can help mitigate long COVID.


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How to Cite

Dong, X. . (2022). Risk Factors and Management of Long COVID. BCP Education & Psychology, 7, 444–448. https://doi.org/10.54691/bcpep.v7i.2702