Chronic Condition News
Diabetes. Heart disease. Lung disease. Cancer. They’re all major causes of death. And research now shows, they’re all linked to one risk factor: obesity.
Even if your mother can’t come along to remind you, you can take steps to correct your posture throughout the day.
When you’re diagnosed with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), it can be difficult to breathe. But did you know that about 15% to 55% of adults with one of these lung diseases actually qualify for a dual diagnosis?
Some days you just don’t feel your best. But for some people, those days turn into weeks or months.
This disease is different for each person, from symptoms and complications to triggers and effective treatments.
Making smart choices about what you eat and drink is important for managing diabetes. Counting carbohydrates (“carbs”) is one way to do that.
Eating a healthy diet helps you take charge of your health when you have a chronic condition. The food choices you make can have a huge effect on how you feel, for better or worse.
Whether you want to prevent diabetes or manage it better, it’s best to keep active.
Even if you have a family history of a chronic condition, you can lower your risk by making smart lifestyle changes and getting screenings.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disease in which your immune system attacks your own joints by mistake. It can start at any age, but the risk is highest in your 60s.
PTSD occurs when you experience trauma and continue to feel its effects long after the incident took place.
Many people with asthma report problems at night, from coughing to wheezing. For better sleep, it's important to control your symptoms.