Every human desire a ‘No pain’ life. Be it emotionally or physically. Nobody wishes to live a life full of remorse and endurance. However, some of them are unfortunate to be diagnosed with diseases whose effects last longer. Treatment for such diseases may also be painful as well. However, the degree of seriousness of the disease can be minimized if diagnosed in acute conditions. This asks us to be aware of the symptoms of such diseases in order to avoid unfavorable situations.
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What is chronic illness?
Chronic diseases are the ailments that persist for a long time. They might have beyond endurance effects while they exist. Diabetes, kidney diseases, AIDS, auto-immune diseases like lupus, etc. show minimal signs at the beginning that makes it hard to detect. This must be the reason why it is advisable always to keep your body checked at regular intervals. Overlooking the symptoms of the illness in the acute state mainly contribute to the same. As everything is advancing faster every day, it is natural to ignore the small signs of illness that might constraint in your working. However, there won’t be any time for repenting in later stages.
There are some signs that suspect to chronic diseases:
• People may witness effects that are difficult to figure out.
• Abnormality of the sugar, cholesterol, thyroid levels.
• The diseases tend to persist for a longer time than assumptions.
• Affects the ability to do daily activities.
Upon considering major symptoms as minors, chronic illness takes place. It is really important to take such signs seriously and work on them to avoid any of the chronic diseases mentioned below:
• Carcinogenic ailments are the worst scenario possible.
• Due to the lack of insulin stimulation, diabetes (Type 2) is possible.
• Arthritis is caused due to a lack of bone density.
• Osteoporosis in females.
• Asthma due to breathing difficulties.
• Hypertension that is tough to combat.
• Oral diseases can also contribute to the same.
Major chronic diseases and their symptoms are enumerated as follows:
1. Alzheimer’s disease:
Most noticeable ones can be serious memory losses. Sometimes even having identity crisis is seen in worst cases. The patient is heard to speak abstract things and lacks attentiveness. Their actions make no relativity with what they intend to do. Mostly occurs in old age can also lead to communication problems.
2. Diabetes of Type 1 and 2:
Frequent urination and excessive thirstiness are also some of the common symptoms. Increased levels of appetite and then too failed to maintain the stored energy is also possible. Due to lack of platelet counts, the healing process becomes slow. Limbs feel numb even after a small activity. Dermatological infections are also common. Weight gain and loss can happen.
The patient may suffer from temporary confusion. He starts to combine two or more events occurred together. This can also cause Deja Vu. He is observed to undertake excess stress and anxiety. Cases in which the patient is seen to stare at an object constantly (spell stare) are also common.
The first symptom obviously has to be increased weight. This is called due to an eating disorder. Frequent perspiration is a common symptom. Snoring and fatigue are common. The person is depressed due to the physical outlook of himself. The patients also fall prey to joins and back pains.
Obesity is the main cause of diseases like diabetes, high blood and sugar levels, etc.
5. Cardiovascular disorders:
The patient suffers from chronic chest pains. Pain in joints and limbs can also be the symptom for the disease. The person suffers from dizziness and fatigue. He gets cold sweat, which is not a good sign.
This can be seen in the worst scenarios when acute symptoms are overlooked. The symptoms vary according to the type of cancer you possess. The symptoms can be similar to bronchitis such as blood infused saliva, cough, etc. Minor symptoms, like diarrhea, shouldn’t be neglected. Blood in your feces can be observed and should be immediately reported to the doctor. In females, anemia as a symptom is common. This additionally can cause iron definitely. Frequent is urination, and prostate enlargement in males is also seen leading prostate enlargement.
What is Chronic Depression?
As the effects of the chronic illness exist for a longer duration, it may be frustrating for the patients for not seeing any improvements in their health status. Such diseases target mental as well as physical wellness, so it is not easy to keep up with the patience and enduring levels. Due to such circumstances, people fall prey to hypertension that adds to the overall illness.
Following are the symptoms usually observed in a person suffering from depression due to chronic diseases:
• Noticeable changes in the weight of a person is a common symptom. It may be gain or loss.
• Insomnia or Hypersomnia can also be among the symptoms.
• Mood swings are also common. A person is mostly sad or lacks the zeal to do anything.
• A very short sight of alexithymia is also very common.
• The person is always drained out and has no stored energy for doing daily activities.
• Pessimistic thoughts like ending life are also common.
There exist diseases despite being in the chronic state can be cured upon treatment. But such curing processes need extra attention, even bothering about the minute things. An individual can only heal himself when he participates in the curing process other than just depending on the doctors.
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