Gwyneth Paltrow has told fans that she contracted Covid at the start of the coronavirus pandemic in a new blog post. The actress, who runs her own wellness website, spoke about the long-term effect that the virus has had on her body in an article on Goop.
The mum-of-two is still suffering with fatigue and brain fog, after being struck down with the virus “early on”.
At the start of 2021, she took a test which revealed her body had “really high levels of inflammation”.
The 48-year-old, who embarked on a detox last month, said her health guru told her it would be a “longer than usual” road to recovery.
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Gwyneth said: “I had COVID-19 early on, and it left me with some long-tail fatigue and brain fog.
“In January, I had some tests done that showed really high levels of inflammation in my body.”
The Marvel star turned to Dr. Will Cole, author of Intuitive Fasting, for advice.
“After he saw all my labs, he explained that this was a case where the road to healing was going to be longer than usual,” she wrote online.
“Everything I’m doing feels good, like a gift to my body.
“I have energy, I’m working out in the mornings, and I’m doing an infrared sauna as often as I can, all in service of healing.
“A side benefit is my skin, which makes me happy—and makes me want to double down on skin care even more.
“Let’s make 2021 the year of never needing makeup, people!” the Pepper Potts star added.