MOSCOW, October 21 - RIA Novosti. Recovery after a coronavirus transferred in a mild form will take up to a month, in a severe one, possibly up to six months, Vladimir Chulanov, chief freelance specialist of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation for infectious diseases, told RIA Novosti.
"How quickly the body recovers after a disease depends on the severity of the disease. If it was mild, then the recovery is quite fast, and it is complete … If the disease proceeded in a moderate and especially severe form, when there was deep damage to the lung tissue, in this case, naturally, it takes more time to restore the body, "Chulanov said.
The experience of rehabilitation after the postponed coronavirus, as the specialist specified, is just beginning to gain, therefore, specialists still do not have specific and universal data on the recovery time.
"For a mild course, this is a short time, just as it happens with other acute respiratory viral infections, usual seasonal. It usually takes two to three weeks, up to a month, recovery occurs. And in severe injuries, for example, here we can draw a parallel with the flu, with a severe flu, recovery can take up to six months, "Chulanov noted.
Rehabilitation after suffering a coronavirus includes breathing exercises and physiotherapy exercises, it is recommended to consume more proteins and fruits, Vladimir Chulanov, chief freelance specialist of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation for infectious diseases, told RIA Novosti.
"Basically, rehabilitation (after coronavirus - ed.) Is similar to that which is carried out for patients with chronic pulmonary diseases. That is, it is breathing exercises, physiotherapy exercises. (There are no special recommendations on nutrition - ed.). The only thing is that it can be said here that in order to recover from any disease, the diet should be varied, containing a sufficient amount of proteins and vitamins. It should include a sufficient amount of fruits, "Chulanov said.
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