Associated Illnesses Websites
Having the right information as you recover is an integral part of maintaining mental and physical health when you have long COVID. However, not all websites are created equal. Here's a list of some good ones to start with.
Dysautonomia is an umbrella term used to describe several different medical conditions that cause a malfunction of the Autonomic Nervous System.
Many longhaulers get diagnosed with dysautonomia, especially POTS. The Dysautonomia International website is a great resource to learn if your long COVID symptoms stem from dysautonomia.
Mast cells are white blood cells that can be sent into a hyper reactive state by a COVID infection. Although only recently recognized, Mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS) is a chronic multisystem disorder with inflammatory and allergic type reactions.
Many long COVID patients get diagnosed with mast cell disorders, especially MCAS. The Mast Cell Disease Society website is a great resource to learn if your long COVID symptoms stem from mast cell issues.
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a chronic, complex, neuroimmune disease that profoundly limits the health and productivity of patients and, is often triggered by an infection.
Many longhaulers get diagnosed with MECFS The Solve ME website is a great resource to learn if some of your long COVID symptoms are actually MECFS