How to Help Your Body and Immune System Recover From Covid-19

It can take a while to feel like yourself again. Here’s how to encourage healing.

Danielle Kosecki
Elemental
Published in
11 min readMay 21, 2020

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An aerial photo of a sick woman lying on a mattress on the floor. A laptop, books, tissues, etc. are strewn on ground.
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Covid-19 has become infamous for its unpredictability. People who get it experience a wide range of symptoms (or none at all) that can vary greatly in severity. The same seems to be true of recovery.

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Danielle Kosecki
Elemental

Former magazine editor and current freelance reporter who spends way too much time on PubMed. Let’s hang out: @dkos07. (she/her)