So far, most people who are positive for the Omicron variant of COVID-19 admit to experiencing symptoms of the common cold such as runny nose, cough, and sore throat. But now, in addition to general complaints in the respiratory tract as above, we are now also reporting other complaints, Mother.
Researchers in the ZOE COVID Study found that symptoms were related to gastrointestinal or digestive system problems. Symptoms include diarrhea, abdominal pain, and nausea.
However, there are two signs or symptoms of Omicron that are really unusual in a person’s eating habits, namely loss of appetite and frequent skipping of meals. Previously, researchers said this loss of appetite could be an early sign of COVID-19.
“Skipping meals for a short period of time because you feel unwell is not something to be overly concerned about in people under 65,” the researchers said. UK ExpressMonday (14/2/2022).
“However, continued loss of appetite in the elderly could be a sign that something is wrong and should be consulted with their GP or healthcare professional.”
In line with that, the National Health Service (NHS) also said that many patients infected with COVID-19 lost their appetite, which reduced the intake of food needed by the body. This can affect the stage of recovery of the patient.
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“Many people experience a loss of appetite and reduced food intake when unwell due to COVID-19. If that happens, the recovery period can take a lot of time,” explains the NHS.
“Eating well is important because your body needs energy, protein, vitamins and minerals to help you recover.”
To that end, the NHS advises people to monitor their weight and watch for signs of abnormal weight loss. If it occurs along with the appearance of mild symptoms typical of COVID-19, it is advisable to immediately get a COVID-19 test.
Even though when you are infected with a virus, eating and drinking is very important, Mom. This will help replace fluids lost as the body fights infection. READ MORE HERE.
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