SARS-CoV-2 impacts brain-gut axis long-term

SARS-CoV-2 impacts brain-gut axis long-term

SARS-CoV-2 may have a lasting impact on the brain-gut axis, according to a presentation at Digestive Disease Week.“It is known that bacterial, protozoa and viral infections of the GI tract represent a risk factor for the development of functional GI disorders like irritable bowel syndrome and functional dyspepsia, as well as chronic fatigue and other extra-intestinal symptoms like somatoform disorders,” Daniele Noviello, MD, University of Milan, said. “In February 2020, a SARS-CoV-2 outbreak occurred in Italy with extreme severity in Milan; this provided us a uniqueRead More

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