Chronic illness and the concept of uncertainty - Chronic illness and laughter

Chronic Illness And The Concept Of Uncertainty

         Dealing with chronic illness is not an easy, mainly because of uncertainty involved in the disease.  Some types of chronic illness may be a bit mild while the others may be severe and life threatening.           For those affected with chronic illness, every day is a new difficult day, especially if their disease involves some kinds of recurring pain.More...

 

Managing Chronic Illness In The Elderly

Managing Chronic Illness In The Elderly

Chronic illness is a group of diseases which just may take longer to heal or sometimes an underlying condition and a complete healing may not be possible. Some examples of chronic illnesses are cancer, diabetes, asthma and arthritis.More...

 

Chronic Illness And Laughter

Chronic Illness And Laughter

Chronic illness refers to a group of diseases, which may last for a long time. This does not mean that these diseases cannot be treated. However, even after a treatment, the patient may still have the condition. Some examples of chronic illness are asthma, diabetes and arthritis.More...

 

Chronic Illness And Volunteer Work

Chronic Illness And Volunteer Work

Finding volunteer work is not at all difficult, because there are so many opportunities where people are in need of help. Whether it is small children or elderly people help is always welcome. There are many organizations that are looking for volunteers to work for them. Some of them may work particularly for people with chronic illness. People suffering chronic illness need help in terms of people understanding their problems with relation to their disease.More...

Chronic Illness In Children And Support

Chronic Illness In Children And Support

Chronic illness is a condition where the patient may be ill for a long time. There might be some relief temporarily with some medication, but the problems would still persist. Since chronic illness is a long term one, the patients may need to take medication for a long time or maybe through out the life also.More...

Clinical Example Of Acute And Chronic Illness

Clinical Example Of Acute And Chronic Illness

We are not lucky enough to enjoy a stress free and disease free like our ancestors. The due credit for this may be because of our eating habits, our lifestyle or any other external factor. One can find people suffering from many diseases. Some diseases take longer to heal and some may heal faster.More...

Effects Of Life On Chronic Illness

Effects Of Life On Chronic Illness

Life before and after chronic illness may never be the same. Once a person is diagnosed with a chronic illness, they have to discover a medication that works, then there may be certain food stuff which may trigger off certain complications, hence these have to be observed and acted upon.More...

 

Hospital Dependency In Chronic Mental Illness

Hospital Dependency In Chronic Mental Illness

Chronic mental illness refers to a behavioral pattern in the individual and causes distress and disability that may not be part of normal development. There are no specific causes of mental illnesses and these have become much common.More...

 

Athlete And Chronic Illness

Athlete And Chronic Illness

Chronic illness can take anyone by surprise and the athletes are no exception. Though the athletes are supposedly more physically fit than non athletes, they can still have the same illness as the non athletes. It might come as a surprise to know that in one of the studies, it has been found that there were many athletes who suffered from exercise induced asthma. It is believed that exercise triggers bronchospasm in the asthma patients.More...