A chronic disease is any condition that is long-lasting and cannot be cured. Chronic diseases are the leading cause of death and disability in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control, but when diagnosed early and well managed by a skilled and qualified team of physicians, people with chronic diseases can live long, meaningful lives.
Arlington Physicians Network treats common chronic diseases such as:
- Arthritis and Osteoporosis
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD
- Depression and anxiety
- Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
- Eating Disorders and Nutritional Deficiencies
- Gastrointestinal Disorders
- Heart Disease
- Obesity and Overweight
- Thyroid Issues
- Tobacco and Alcohol Use and related conditions
Although serious, many chronic diseases are preventable and are linked to lifestyle choices that can be altered. Healthy eating habits, being active, and avoiding alcohol and tobacco can be good lifestyle changes to help combat the onset and severity of most chronic diseases. If you or a loved one suffers from a chronic disease listed above, or if you would like chronic disease evaluation, contact Arlington Physicians Network today.