Starting from a single person, affecting millions of people, the coronavirus continues to expand its sphere of influence. The number of people suffering from Covid-19 disease caused by coronavirus is also increasing.
What diseases trigger the body in the long term is one of the most curious issues of patients and their relatives. Istanbul Rumeli University Health Services Vocational School Instructor, Specialist Nurse Başak TÜRKMENMade statements about how Covid-19 affects the body.
Stating that the effects of all body systems are caused by the increased cytokine level during the inflammation process, Instructor Expert Nurse Başak Türkmen said, “While the effects on the respiratory system were at the forefront when the infection was defined, other systemic effects came to the fore as time progresses. The heart and brain, which are particularly vital organs, cause an increase in mortality and morbidity. ''
'' The most common effect on the lungs is pneumonia ''
Emphasizing that the most common effect of coronavirus on the lung is pneumonia, Türkmen listed other diseases triggered by Covid-19 as follows: myocardial damage and dysfunction; headache, dizziness, impaired consciousness, seizures, encephalitis, stroke and neuromuscular disorders in the nervous system; myalgia and arthralgia in the musculoskeletal system; acute conjunctivitis of the eye; diffuse intravascular coagulation in the hematopoietic system; In terms of mental health, it triggers obsessive-compulsive disorder. ''
'' Do not hinder your medical check-ups ''
Istanbul Rumeli University Health Services Vocational School Instructor, Specialist Nurse Başak TÜRKMEN, made the following recommendations in order to avoid the disease and other systemic complications that may develop due to the disease: “First of all, we should obey the rules of mask, distance and personal hygiene, avoid staying in crowded environments for a long time, should continue, prevent immobility within an exercise plan, and their medical controls should not be disrupted, even through tele-health. "