Melanie Hoppers, M.D.

Dr. Melanie Hoppers is the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer at Physicians Quality Care. She is a Board-Certified Internal Medicine and Pediatrics physician with 30 years of clinical experience. View Curriculum Vitae.

Dr. Hoppers has been involved in clinical research trials as a principal investigator for over eight years. Dr. Hoppers attended The University of Tennessee College of Medicine and completed a residency in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She has participated in over 50 clinical trials as a principal investigator and has co-authored four publications.

Dr. Hoppers currently focuses her practice on patients with complex multisystem and fatiguing illnesses such as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia, Dysautonomia (including POTS) and Long Covid.

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Do you have severe fatigue?

One of the most common signs of post-Covid-19 syndrome is fatigue, both physical and mental.

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The impacts of long Covid on children

Identifying children with long Covid can be particularly challenging. Many children find it hard to keep up with schoolwork or find themselves skipping sports that they used to love.

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Orthostatic Intolerance

Since having been ill with covid, have you had dizziness, blurred vision, fatigue, headaches, breathlessness, anxiety, or a rapidly beating heart?

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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Myalgic encephalomyelitis, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and often called ME/CFS, is a disease that affects all age groups.

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Long Covid causes moderate to severe sleep disturbances in up to 40 percent of people with afflicted by the disease.

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Brain Fog

Even mild cases of Covid can cause brain fog. Symptoms can manifest as problems with word finding, concentration, problem solving, and working memory.

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Symptoms of long Covid

Long Covid, as defined by the CDC, encompasses a wide range of health problems that are new, returning, or ongoing, and that occur four weeks or longer after the onset of infection with COVID-19.

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Find information to help you understand long Covid and its effects.

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