Georgios Giannakopoulos, D.O.
Infectious Disease Specialist, Bayshore Medical Center
Updated: April 16, 2021
Georgios Giannakopoulos, D.O., Infectious Disease Specialist at Bayshore Medical Center recently published two articles that discussed COVID-19. Click below to read Dr. Giannakopoulos publications.
COVID-19 Long Haulers Get At-Home Relief for Breathing Difficulties
COVID-19 patients experience chronic, painful breathing difficulty up to six months after being released from the hospital. Georgios Giannakopoulos, DO, Infectious Disease Specialist at Bayshore Medical Center, says there is an at-home treatment option that can help patients suffering from long-term chronic pain, persistent symptoms like fatigue, muscle weakness, sleep difficulties, headaches, and difficulty breathing. Read more
Treat Respiratory Symptoms Associated With COVID-19 using non-invasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation
After discharge, some patients who required intensive care and/or ventilator support are struggling with a persistent cough, congested lungs, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. Vagus nerve stimulation has been demonstrated to block the production of cytokines in sepsis and other medical conditions. Read more about how vagus nerve stimulation (nVNS) might provide clinical benefits in patients with respiratory symptoms similar to those associated with COVID-19.