8 Most Common Post-Acute COVID Symptoms Doctors Warn About
You may feel unable to exercise
Another long-term symptom that many former COVID-19 patients reported is the inability to exercise anymore. Along with fatigue, shortness of breath and “exertion intolerance”, Dr. Lutchmansingh explains that these “are the most commonly reported and present significant obstacles to resuming usual activities” for someone previously infected with COVID-19.
In medical terms, exercise intolerance is known as polypnea. According to a study conducted by a team of German scientists, one in five long haulers has breathing problems after physical exertion.