We have known for some time that the effects of coronavirus can last for months.
COVID-19 can damage the lungs, heart and brain.
There are now warnings of new symptoms, and men everywhere are definitely sitting and taking note – erectile dysfunction.
In a recent interview with NBC 5, Chicago infection expert Dr. Dena Graison highlighted the possibility that the virus could cause impotence.
“Here are some real concerns that men may have long-term problems with erectile dysfunction from this virus because we know it causes vascular problems,” said Dr. Grayson.
“So this is something of real concern – not only can this virus kill, but it can actually lead to potential long-term complications throughout life.”
Impotence is the most common sexual problem in men.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States says that the most common symptoms of coronavirus are fatigue, shortness of breath, cough, joint pain and chest pain.
The CDC said people have reported neurological symptoms, including odor and taste problems, sleep problems, difficulty concentrating, memory problems
The virus can also affect people’s mental health, causing depression, anxiety and mood swings.
People have also reported brain fog, nerve pain, muscle aches and even tooth loss.
British actor Hugh Grant, who and his wife fell ill with COVID-19, said he had common symptoms of coronavirus, including chest tightness and odor loss.
“It just started as a very strange syndrome when I continued to sneak into a terrible sweat,” he said, describing it as “like a sweat poncho.”
“Then my eyeballs felt about three sizes too big, and this … it felt like a huge man sitting on my chest, Harvey Wainstein or someone else,” he said.