How long your recovery takes depends on many factors – it could take weeks or months. Long COVID isn’t the same for everyone, so you may need different care and support to other people who have had it.
Here we explain how you can help your breathing after having coronavirus, as well as how to manage a cough.
In this section:
- Read: Managing lung problems
- Read: Managing a cough
- Watch: Managing breathlessness
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Our respiratory specialists are here to support you with Long COVID breathlessness.
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Over 6.5 million people in the UK have a lung condition – breathing isn’t something they take for granted.
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We’ve developed this information with funding from Garfield Weston Foundation. The Foundation had no influence on the information, which was developed in line with our usual BLF information production process.