This was posted earlier today by Bateman Horn Center......
I need to figure this out. I am now assigned: FIGURE THIS OUT.
Anxiety & PTSD in PASC and ME/CFS
August 23, 2022 Bateman Horne Center has partnered with the University of Utah Health to conduct a Long COVID and Post-Viral Syndromes ECHO (Project ECHO).
This series delivers information to healthcare professionals utilizing short didactics and case-based learning to enhance their ability to manage patients with long COVID, ME/CFS, FM, and related comorbid conditions. *It is important to note, that this presentation focuses on how dysautonomia and sympathetic overdrive can present like anxiety and/or post-traumatic stress disorder.
This does not rule out the existence of anxiety and PTSD, but rather informs on how these conditions can co-occur or be misdiagnosed. The patient is strongly encouraged to work closely with their care team to determine the best course of action for their patient-specific needs.* Brayden Yellman, MD, addresses anxiety and PTSD in those with PASC: - Prevalence rates - Systemic review of symptoms in those diagnosed with long COVID - Understanding how COVID-19 could cause dysautonomia - Reducing sympathetic nervous system signaling - Approach to care and treatment - Understanding how sympathetic overdrive impacts sleep