Darnitsa started a project about the post-COVID-19 syndrome13 October 2021
From 10% to 50% of patients who have had Covid-19 infection. After that, they are affected by post-covid side effects of varying degrees of complication. On the platform postcovid.darnitsa.ua expert, verified information about post-COVID-19 and ways to overcome it is presented*.
According to the definition of the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE), "post-COVID-19 syndrome" is the presence of symptoms of the disease even after 12 weeks from the moment of infection. "Post-COVID-19 syndrome" develops both in people with certain risk factors (high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes mellitus, obesity) and in people who had mild or moderate symptoms.
The uniqueness of the resource consists in the fact that the company "Darnitsa" collects, analyzes and systematizes international practice and research and makes it available to a wide audience. Every word and every advice is supported by evidentiary medicine, and information about symptoms is regularly updated.
On the resource you can find a convenient interactive map of all the symptoms of the post-COVID-19 syndrome and recommendations for their neutralization.
One of the most common symptoms, which occurs according to various data from 58% to 85% of cases, including in patients who were treated on an outpatient basis, is fatigue. The platform offers relaxation techniques, advice on sleep mode and organization of your day.
On the side of the bronchopulmonary system, 77% of patients suffer from shortness of breath, which in turn can cause anxiety and even panic attacks. In 20% of patients, cough persists even after recovery from covid. The resource provides information on simple poses that can be used both during rest and during activity to relieve symptoms of shortness of breath
In relation to the psycho-emotional system, almost 60% of patients feel anxiety and fear, more than 40% - depressed mood and frustration.
The most common symptoms from the cardiovascular system: 67% of patients experienced palpitations stronger than usual during the illness, and 53% observed chest pain.
The site also has answers to the most common questions about COVID-19, the recovery process and post-covid. How to return to normal life? How soon can people start traveling and playing sports? And many others.
"We are the leaders of the pharmaceutical market of Ukraine, so we certainly cannot stand aside the most pressing issue in the field of health – Covid-19. The care of doctors and patients is our mission, so we created this website to open access to up-to-date information about the post-COVID-19 syndrome from leading international sources for a wide audience," said Ihor Nykyforchyn, Director of Medical Affairs at the pharmaceutical company Darnitsa
* The information on this site is for informational purposes only and cannot be used for self-diagnosis or self-medication.