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Older COVID patients battle ‘brain fog,’ weakness and emotional turmoil – News-Medical.Net

For months, as Marilyn Walters has struggled to recover from COVID-19, she has repeated this prayer day and night.

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 20 2020
For months, as Marilyn Walters has struggled to recover from COVID-19, she has repeated this prayer day and night.
Like other older adults who’ve become critically ill from the coronavirus, Walters, 65, describes what she calls “brain fog” — difficulty putting thoughts together, problems with concentration, the inability to remember what happened a short time before.
This sudden cognitive dysfunction is a common concern for seniors who’ve survived…

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