COVID Long Haulers Find Success with Mymee
Mymee’s program for COVID long haul has helped enrollees experience significant reductions in symptoms. With research indicating that long COVID impacts up to 30% of those infected with COVID-19, providing effective care is critical. The Mymee Care Team’s response to COVID long haul was immediate. Our doctors and health coaches readily applied their autoimmunity expertise to helping COVID long haulers.
Mymee partnered with Mount Sinai Hospital to address COVID long haul symptoms, like fatigue, brain fog, sleep disturbances, and shortness of breath. The first of its kind, Mymee’s program for long COVID has since supported members in feeling like themselves again – from returning to work to taking care of their families. The program’s findings, presented at the Institute of Functional Medicine’s annual conference, are backed by meaningful data.
Mymee’s COVID long haul program data outcomes were generated using PROMIS, an efficient, state-of-the-art assessment system for self-reported health developed through the National Institutes for Health. Quality of life measures considered across chronic illnesses can include pain, fatigue, physical function, emotional distress, and social role participation.
Mymee’s COVID long haul clients achieved significant improvements* in every quality of life measurement.
Improvements by Long COVID Symptom Severity Compared to the Healthy Population Average
Beyond a reduction in symptoms like fatigue, pain, and others outlined below, Mymee clients with COVID long haul experienced improvements in areas that encourage interpersonal connection. COVID-19 has driven isolating circumstances for many, even more so for those struggling with long COVID.
Mymee's COVID long haul clients had improved ability to participate in social roles and activities, physical function, cognitive function, and ability to manage symptoms. These powerful changes allowed clients to get back to making plans, meeting up with friends, and more.
The Overlap and Similarities Between COVID Long Haul and Autoimmune Diseases
Symptoms like fatigue,
weakness and tiredness
4:1 Women vs. Men
Relief in diet and
As with autoimmunity, Mymee found that COVID long haul disproportionately impacts women (roughly 80%). 31% of Mymee COVID long haul clients also had an autoimmune disease diagnosis, with fatigue and feelings of weakness or tiredness overlapping both conditions.
*More on the assessment of improvement of symptoms for Mymee long COVID clients:
Improvements in COVID long haul symptoms were assessed following clients’ participation in 16 Mymee health coaching sessions and compared to the clients’ symptom status at the time of their entry into the program. To be considered a significant improvement, a symptom must have been reported to have gone from severe (occurring very often or often) to occurring sometimes, rarely, or never.