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What is Long COVID?

Are you one of the almost 1 billion people who contracted the SARS-CoV-2 virus? At least 10% of the billion didn't recover within 6 months.

These people have what is referred to as long COVID or post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC).

Long COVID can present with dozens of disabling symptoms typical of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), including the following:

  • Central nervous system symptoms like fatigue, headache, and problems thinking clearly and quickly;
  • Autonomic nervous system symptoms like postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS);
  • Low cellular energy causing severe fatigue and post-exertional malaise;
  • Reactivation of viral infections;
  • Disturbances to the gut microbiome causing irritable bowel symptoms and generalized inflammation;
  • Cardiovascular and pulmonary symptoms including increased heart rate, shortness of breath, and decreased exercise capacity.


Long COVID, like ME, has been met with skepticism by physicians and researchers, causing those who suffer from it considerable frustration and anger.

The sheer number of people suffering, however, is pushing the research establishment to study the causes and possible treatments.

That research clearly shows that long COVID is real and serious.

Online Courses

Self-Study Course
Pathways to Improvement

Long COVID can change how you look at and live your life. Learn time-tested strategies to help you feel and live better. Self-management works!

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Live Online Mentorship
Pathways In Action

Learn to individualize and optimize your self-management with the support of a mentor and group. Ask your questions in the live sessions about what helps long COVID symptoms.

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Membership to Live Sessions
Live! with Dr. Stein

Evidence-based presentations and Q&A with Dr. Stein. Credible, science-based, and cutting edge information about how to live longer and healthier.

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Self-Study Course
Pathway 3: Sleep

Better sleep means less pain and more comfort. Wake more refreshed and have more energy to enjoy life by learning proven self-management strategies for more effective sleep.

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Webinars (recordings)

Vagus Nerve

Dr. Navaz Habib explains how the vagus nerve controls essential body functions like breathing and inflammation. He shares simple exercises to activate the vagus nerve and improve your health.

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Causes & Treatment

 Dr. Neil Nathan explains how to solve underlying causes of ME, CFS, FM and ES. Learn strategies to recover from mold and infections that make people sensitive and reactive.

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Know Pain

Debbie Patterson, a registered physiotherapist and teacher, explains key concepts of pain science, emphasizing neuroplasticity and providing guidance on how to rewire your brain to produce less pain.

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Deep Pacing

Dr. Stein explains DEEP pacing—providing strategies for attending holistically to the mind and body to stabilize your energy, make your life and health more predictable, and give you more control. 

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Breathe Well, Be Well

Jessica DeMars, respiratory physiotherapist, teaches relaxed effortless breathing to normalize heart rate and decrease air hunger. This webinar was designed for long COVID.

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Books

Let Your Light Shine Through
In this manual, Dr. Stein shares the strategies she has found to be the most successful for patients in her 35-year medical practice working with ME, CFS, FM, ES, chronic pain, and more recently, long Covid. Readers are guided through a 286-page, 4-month program specific to these conditions. Let Your Light Shine Through is filled with practical, no-to-low-cost management suggestions, tools and resources. Formats available: hardcopy coil-bound and digital download. 

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Recommended Free Videos 

Dr. Stein's interview on the CBC Alberta provincial late news on April 18, 2021 - long-haul COVID

  • 10 to 30% of people who contract COVID-19 don't recover fully as expected. These lingering symptoms are referred to as long COVID or Post-COVID.
  • The symptoms of long COVID include severe fatigue, post exertional malaise, unrefreshing sleep, brain fog and unstable blood pressure.
  • Very similar to symptoms of ME/CFS.
  • Number one take home message if you have long COVID is to PACE. This means living within your energy bank account. Try to save a bit of energy every day so the body can use it to heal.
  • We hope this sensible self-management will help people with long COVID recover.
 

Blog Posts

5 Tips for Long-COVID

A Deep Dive into Long-COVID

Long COVID - How Common is it?

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Low Dose Naltrexone

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