What Are Chronic Illnesses & Diseases
Chronic illnesses and diseases are defined as illnesses and diseases that last for three months or longer.
Chronic illnesses can appear out of nowhere or can be triggered by an injury or illness. While experts are still understanding chronic illnesses and diseases, there are thought to be many contributing factors such as age, general health and wellness level, lifestyle, diet, occupation and genetics.
Some of the most recognizable illnesses and diseases include arthritis, depression, bipolar disorder, osteoporosis, sleep apnea, hypertension and cancer.