OREANDA-NEWS. Inna Reshetova, deputy chief physician of the Austrian health center Verba Mayr, said that about a third of patients after undergoing Omicron experience post-covid problems. It is reported by "Gazeta.ru".

According to her, about 20% of those who have been ill complain of unpleasant consequences for more than five weeks, and in 10% they are observed for more than 12 weeks.

“If a person experiences unusual weakness, difficulty breathing, cognitive decline, pain in the stomach or muscles, and a number of other manifestations, this indicates a post-COVID syndrome,” Reshetova said, adding that even in their absence, you can feel the long-term effects of coronavirus .

The doctor stressed that the greatest danger is a failure in the work of cellular "power plants" - mitochondria. This leads to a violation of oxygen metabolism in tissues.

According to her, it is worth checking the body a month after recovery, if a person has chest tightness and pain, frequent heartbeat, shortness of breath, impaired sense of smell, pain in muscles and joints, headaches, memory and concentration impairment, disruption of the gastrointestinal tract, problems with sleep, depression and anxiety, skin and hair problems, decreased appetite.

Reshetova advised me to do gentle physical activity, including walking, dancing, Pilates, yoga with a gradual increase in load.

The doctor also recommended simple breathing and meditation techniques and a balanced diet. According to her, you need to eat more protein, fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, as well as probiotics, prebiotics and symbiotics to normalize the microbiota.