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Long Covid Symptoms Could Include Reduced Sex Drive And Hair Loss

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Hair loss and a reduced sex drive are among a wider set of long Covid symptoms than previously thought, new research suggests.

The study found that while the most common symptoms include loss of smell, shortness of breath and chest pain, others include amnesia, an inability to perform familiar movements or commands, and hallucinations.

Patterns of symptoms tended to be grouped into respiratory symptoms, mental health and cognitive problems, and then a broader range of symptoms.

As well as spotting a wider set of symptoms, researchers also identified key groups and behaviour that put people at increased risk of developing long Covid.

The study suggests females, younger people, and those belonging to a black, mixed or other ethnic group are at greater risk of developing long Covid.

Additionally, people from poorer backgrounds, smokers, people who are overweight or obese, as well as the presence of a wide range........

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