IngoodhealthPC Introduces New Protocol to Diagnose Long Covid (Post Covid Syndrome )
(North Las Vegas, Nevada) In good health PC is proud to announce the introduction of using certain diagnostic tests to assist with the diagnosis of Long Covid (post-acute Covid syndrome). The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has caused a large number of people to suffer from long-term symptoms, including fatigue and tiredness, shortness of breath, persistent cough, joint and muscle pain, headache, chest pain or tightness, palpitations (heart racing), depression or anxiety, memory loss, inability to focus, disorientation, dilerium, blood clots with high risk of pulmonary emobolism or stroke, and renovascular hypertension (high blood pressure due to kidney inflamation).
In order to make a proper diagnosis of Long Covid Syndrome, In good health PC has developed a comprehensive clinical history and a series of actions including laboratory tests such as complete blood count with platalets, complete metabolic panel, B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) to determine congestive heart failure, cytokine panel and C-reactive proteins to measure systemic inflammation, coagulation studies to determine the risk of forming blood clots, chest x-ray followed by CT scan if respiratory symptoms persist more than 2 months, and MRI of the kidneys if high blood pressure spikes after Covid infection. Furthermore, SARS-CoV-2 antibodies tests are also used to confirm a prior infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Dr Sharon at In Good Health PC is committed to helping patients suffering from Long Covid Syndrome get an accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. He is staying up to date with the recent developments in Long Covid Syndrome, and works closely with patients to ensure best treatment options.
Case study: AD is a 44 year old female who came to Dr. Sharon with complaints of debilitating symptoms like brain fog, joint and muscle pain, nonstop coughing, weakness, extreme fatigue, chest pains, lethargy, wheeing, and shortness of breath. She was laying in bed for days at a time unable to function in her job and keep up with her household chores. She had gone to three physicians at urgent care, and emrgency rooms. Each time they did routine tests, which all came out negative. They all told her there was nothing worng with her.
Then AD came to Dr. Sharon who ordered special tests to measure the level of inflammation in her body and obtain other biomarkers that would give him insight as to what complications would likely occur. Dr. Sharon found that she was at high risk for blood clots, heart attack, irreversible brain damage, and high blood pressure due to kidney inflammation. He then referred her to a cardiologist, and ordered MRI of the brain. He also prescribed medications to alleviate the symptoms. As her condition improved, Dr, Sharon referred her for physical therapy. Now she is ready to return to work in 1 week.
For more information or to book an appointment online with Dr Sharon, visit https://ingoodhealthpc.com/. Where they strive to keep the patient in good health.
In Good Health Professional Corporation
2365 Reynolds Avenue
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