Your Health - Maryland Public Television
The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) partners with Maryland Public Television (MPT) for a special series called "Your Health," which features UMMS specialists who share their medical expertise with viewers all across Maryland.
UMMS guests appear every other week in a special "Your Health" segment on MPT's program "Direct Connection," airing live Monday nights at 7pm.
The show takes calls from viewers, so you have the opportunity to speak directly to our experts and get your questions answered.
Doctors treating COVID-19 patients are now seeing a range of symptoms that continue in some patients well after they have recovered from their initial COVID-19 infection.
These symptoms can be wide-ranging and varied, from fatigue or loss of smell, to shortness of breath or brain fog, which can last a month or more after the infection. The phenomenon is formally called post-acute COVID-19 syndrome or long COVID, while the patients are known as long haulers.
In this Your Health segment, Andrea Levine, MD, describes her work with COVID long haulers. Dr. Levine is a pulmonary and critical care specialist who runs a post COVID-19 clinic at the University of Maryland Medical Center and is an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.