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What is COVID-19 brain fog — and how can you clear it?
- By Andrew E. Budson, MD, Contributor
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My girlfriend and I are both 66. I did have moderately severe infection with SARS-CoV-2 back in November 2020. Luckily, she ahas tested negative by PCR, rapid Ag, and CoV-2 Abs. She and I both went through the two-dose Pfizer schedule. As expected, I had increased residual cognitive dysfunction and the recurrent rash (surface glycoprotein hypersensitivity). She, however, had never tested positive and now stated tonight she feels “exhausted and mentally fatigued” after her second dose. Is there evidence of frontal lobe and/or hypothalamic/pituitary axis dysfunction occurring after COVID-19 or the surface glycoprotein? Pandemic isolation fatigue?
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