Chronic Diseases last for extended periods of time, and require continuous treatment.
What is a Chronic Disease?
Chronic Diseases are conditions that last for an extended period of time, and require continuous treatment. These types of diseases are very common, and they become even more common with age. 6/10 Americans will have a Chronic disease in their lifetime. Our Physicians treat Chronic Diseases as well as give advice on how to prevent future problems.
Common Types of Chronic Diseases
The following list includes some of the most common Chronic Diseases, including heart disease, strokes, arthritis, cancer, and diabetes. There are also many other chronic conditions out there that are not mentioned here. Our physicians can help you determine if you have a chronic disease, as well as if you are at risk for any chronic diseases. If you have any questions, contact us.
Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases
Most Chronic Diseases are preventable. Some of the most common causes of chronic diseases are:
- Unhealthy Diet
- Lack of Physical Activity
- Excessive Alcohol Use
- Tobacco Use
Many Chronic Diseases require long-term treatment, and you may need to frequently visit a physician. Our caring team will help you take the necessary steps to manage and treat whatever chronic disease you may be dealing with.