Researchers believe that the patterns of recovery observed among COVID-19 patients is similar to the recovery trajectory of patients suffering from acute pneumonia or ARDS
COVID-19 treatment: CBD derived from cannabis may help reverse lung damage caused by cytokine storm, find studies
When CBD was administered to mice with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) caused by the cytokine storm during COVID-19 infection, the level of apelin, which helps maintain blood pressure and also reduces inflammation along with ACE-2, also increased thus improving blood and oxygen flow
Reduced fungal diversity in lungs can cause ARDS, a life threatening respiratory condition linked to COVID-19
The study was reportedly done in over 200 patients between October 2011 and September 2019 and then carried on into the pandemic with COVID-19 patients.
Various studies have shown that people presenting with mild symptoms of COVID-19 may also suffer from irreversible damage to the vital organs of the body.
In some life-threatening situations, ventilator support is not sufficient to keep up blood oxygen levels. This is where ECMO can play a role.
The aim is to see if the gas can prevent the disease from becoming severe and eventually cure the patients.