Becker’s Hospital Review: Researchers identify potential cause, treatment for long COVID-19

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A small research study’s findings point to dysfunction of the vagus nerve as a potential cause for long COVID-19. Researchers believe the virus alters the vagus nerve such as by thickening it. The vagus nerve is responsible for controlling heart rate, speech, movement of food, and other vital functions. Currently the study is still ongoing and has yet to be peer reviewed. Read the article on Becker’s Hospital Review here.

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