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How long COVID could offer lessons about other health conditions

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Courtesy Michael Gallagher
Michael Gallagher running the Boston Marathon in 2014.

Long COVID may have something to teach us. Those lingering symptoms of pain, brain fog, and exhaustion are familiar to people who haven't had COVID but suffer from chronic fatigue. Those with chronic fatigue are often told "it's all in their heads." Dr. Michael Gallagher of Denver was a triathlete and contracted a common virus but says while he says he seemed to get better, he wound up bedridden.