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Jess on Twitter
Jess on Twitter

Detailed thread with more articles and studies: Everyday we seem to learn more and more what SARS-CoV-2 does to our bodies. With each infection comes additional risk. We can pretend it’s over, but it’s not. Here’s a quick 🧵 on Covid & Strokes

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Jess on Twitter
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"studies confirm...an elevated risk of blood clots, strokes or heart attacks. Given that most people have had Covid by now, everyone should be more vigilant about the early warning signs...

If you've had Covid, watch out for stroke symptoms"

·washingtonpost.com·
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Dana Parish on Twitter
Dana Parish on Twitter

Discussion: Health care worker of two decades at major US Hospital told me this memo about KIDS HAVING STROKES just went out to hospital staff and he wants to throw up.

No. This is not normal. He & his colleagues never saw this influx of kids with strokes before Covid ruined the 🌎.

·twitter.com·
Dana Parish on Twitter
Can COVID-19 Infection Increase Your Risk of Stroke? | Banner
Can COVID-19 Infection Increase Your Risk of Stroke? | Banner
“Not only does COVID infection create inflammation throughout the body, but it has also been known to produce hypercoagulation...causes your blood to clot more easily than normal...This combination is particularly dangerous in the production of strokes."
·bannerhealth.com·
Can COVID-19 Infection Increase Your Risk of Stroke? | Banner
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Overview
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Overview
"Researchers analyzed data on more than 20,000 U.S. adults hospitalized with COVID-19 between January and November 2020. The analysis found that their risk of stroke was higher than for patients with other types of infections, including flu."
·webmd.com·
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Overview
COVID-19 diagnosis raises risk of heart attack, stroke - Harvard Health
COVID-19 diagnosis raises risk of heart attack, stroke - Harvard Health
"In one of the largest studies of its kind to date, researchers found strong evidence that heart attack and stroke risk rises sharply in the weeks following a COVID-19 diagnosis. The findings were published Aug. 14, 2021, in The Lancet."
·health.harvard.edu·
COVID-19 diagnosis raises risk of heart attack, stroke - Harvard Health
COVID-19 and ischemic stroke - PubMed
COVID-19 and ischemic stroke - PubMed
"substantial proportion of COVID-19 patients had documented thrombotic complications and ischemic stroke. Several mechanisms related to immune-mediated thrombosis, the renin angiotensin system and the effect of SARS-CoV-2 in cardiac and brain tissue..."
·pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov·
COVID-19 and ischemic stroke - PubMed
Stroke is a Possible Complication of COVID-19 - BlackDoctor.org
Stroke is a Possible Complication of COVID-19 - BlackDoctor.org
"study found the risk of COVID-related ischemic stroke appears greatest in the first three days after you’re diagnosed with the virus. Not just higher, but 10 times greater than during the period before a person contracts COVID-19."
·blackdoctor.org·
Stroke is a Possible Complication of COVID-19 - BlackDoctor.org
COVID-19 Increasing Stroke Risks in People of All Ages
COVID-19 Increasing Stroke Risks in People of All Ages
"One study published in JAMA in April 2021 found that the risk of stroke was more than twice as high for COVID-19 patients when compared to people of the same age, sex, and ethnicity in the general population"
·healthcare.utah.edu·
COVID-19 Increasing Stroke Risks in People of All Ages
Strokes coronavirus young patients
Strokes coronavirus young patients

"Young and middle-aged people, barely sick with covid-19, are dying of strokes

Doctors sound alarm about patients in their 30s and 40s left debilitated or dead. Some didn’t even know they were infected."

·washingtonpost.com·
Strokes coronavirus young patients