Coping With COVID-19: 6 Tips to Protect Your Mental Health When You’re Sick
April 8, 2020
From Cleveland Clinic
It’s normal to feel anxiety, worry and grief any time you’re diagnosed with a medical condition – and that’s certainly true if you test positive for COVID-19, or are presumed to be positive.
Isolation protects others from getting sick – but for the person who is sick, it might seem like one more thing on top of an already stressful situation.
“Stress negatively affects your body, so while you rest up and work on recovering physically, it’s important to keep your mental health in check, too,” says psychiatrist Amit Anand, MD.
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