Health
2020-07-17T23:00:02+00:00

Studies: 57% of hospitalized Covid-19 patients in Spain have developed neurological problems

The Spanish Neurology Association (SEN) has evaluated multiple studies conducted on Covid-19 patients in Spain. Following the results of the research registry Albacovid out of 841 patients that had been hospitalized due to Covid-19, 57% have developed one ore multiple neurological symptoms. The most common were myalgia, headaches and dizziness. Almost 20% and mostly elderly people also developed some form of consciousness disorder.

Of all patients 20% developed problems such as psychosis, anxiety and insomnia. Other and more severe symptoms were also developed in a number of patients, such as dysautonomia a dysfunction that affects the autonomic nervous system. According to the studies this research indicates that Covid-19 not only affects the respiratory, but also the nervous system.

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