Brief Explanation of How COVID-19 Impacts the Whole Body

In this short video Dr. Mitch Elkind, American Heart Association president, and a stroke neurologist at Columbia University, briefly explains how the virus that causes COVID-19 can impact the whole body, including the heart and brain.

Video Source: American Heart Association

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Questions

We’re all dealing with seemingly endless questions about the coronavirus (COVID-19) especially as it relates to stroke and our heart heart. Here are some common ones, with answers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the AHA’s volunteer medical experts and scientific leaders, and other trustworthy sources. If you have a question, please contact the AHA, or use our Coronavirus Live Chat feature.

It is more important than ever to know the stroke warning signs!

Learn How to Be Proactive About Your Health!

Published by David Dansereau

Licensed Physical Therapist, Nutritionist and Author in private consulting practice at PTC Physical Therapy Consulting and SmartMovesPT. is my blog and members resource to raise stroke awareness and educate the public about reducing stroke risk as well as provide tips, tools and review new technologies for stroke recovery. Learn about my book, Body in Balance sold on Amazon at Liten to the Know Stroke Podcast here:

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