Alzheimers

 

 

Asthma

 

Atrial fibirillation

 

Arthritis

 

Cancer

Lyme Disease

Cardiac Disease

Lupus erythematosus

COPD

Multiple sclerosis

Crohn’s Disease

Muscular dystrophy

Cystic fibrosis

Obesity

Chronic kidney disease

Osteoporsis

Cerebral palsy

 

Depression

Paralysis

Diabetes type 1 and 2

Parkinsons

Epilepsy

Psychiatric illness

Endometriosis

Narcolepsy

Fibromyalgia

Sleep apnoea

Handicaps eg blindness, deafness

Stroke

Hepatitis

Sickle cell anaemia

Hypertention

Thyroid

HIV/AIDS

 

Chronic illness is a persistent condition or disease and defined as chronic after 3 months.

An acute condition is sudden and severe and can be part of the chronic condition, or as a standalone

illness.

Eg an acute attack of nausea during chemotherapy for chronic condition of lupus erythematosus, or a pressure sore for a patient that is paralysed/immobile.

 

Examples of chronic diseases can be conditions, or diseases.

Living with chronic illness is can be difficult for the patient, as well as for the carers and places a huge financial and emotional strain on the family.

With a reduction in government support, patients might not be getting the care that is best for them.


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