Chronic Illness Care

Chronic Illness Care

What Is A Chronic Illness

A disease or sickness lasting more than three months is known as a chronic illness. The following are a few examples of chronic illnesses asthma, cancer, cardiovascular, disease, hepatitis C, and acquired immune deficiency syndrome. In today’s society many people are living with chronic illnesses and the goal is to manage the disease so people can be comfortable and their life is not cut short because of the illness.

Effective Management Of Chronic Illness

If a chronic illness is managed properly it could decrease your suffering as well as costs. A family care physician is able to help you manage your specific chronic illness.The most important aspect of managing a chronic illness is to ask your primary care and any of his or her staff any questions or concerns that you may have. Asking a question can literally save your life especially when it comes to chronic illnesses and long term pain and health management needs.