Chronic Disease

Chronic diseases are long-lasting conditions, defined as over three months, which can usually be controlled but not cured.

Chronic diseases and conditions — such as heart disease, cancer and type-2 diabetes — are among the most common, costly, and preventable of all health problems. They currently account for 60% of all global deaths, 79% of which occur in the developing world. Chronic diseases are diseases of affluence linked by common and preventable risk factors like high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol and being overweight, as a result of behavioural choices like physical inactivity, poor diet and smoking.

Prevention is the key to ward off chronic conditions. Understanding what the risk factors are, for example understanding that poor diet, physical inactivity and obesity can lead to heart disease, type-2 diabetes and cancer, should lead you to adopt a healthy, active lifestyle which will work wonders for your short term and long term health.

The mainstream has been unable to come up with effective ways to treat chronic disease. Not only have some of the mainstream’s recommendations been misguided when it comes to combatting common chronic conditions but that the gold-standard treatments prescribed to millions of people are often ineffective. The medication often prescribed for chronic diseases can be massively detrimental to your health but sometimes even cause the health concern you are trying to avoid. One study suggests that between 1999 and 2009, the popular diabetes drug Avandia resulted in 50,000 people suffering from a stroke, heart attack, heart failure or died. It was also reported that it increased the risk of heart attacks by 30-40 per cent.

Our message at the Daily Health understands that chronic disease can be prevented by taking active measures to protect and improve your health. So, if you’re looking for alternatives and a different perspective on chronic disease, you’ve come to the right place.

Latest Articles in Chronic Disease

migraine

‘Chemobrain’ Is Not A Figment Of The Imagination

When it comes to chemotherapy, we all evolve. Many years ago (more like decades, actually) I assumed chemotherapy was a cure. I think many of us were hopeful that it would be. Bu...

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blood sugar

Get Your Blood Sugar Under Control Naturally

I love it when our readers get in touch to let us know how they've benefited from the information we publish. While we never give individual medical advice, it's great to know that...

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diabetes drugs, dementia

Depleted CoQ10 and Type Two Diabetes

Before I begin, I'm going to say two things: CoQ10 depletion and the risk of type 2 diabetes... So, keeping that in mind, here's something you can try the next time your doctor re...

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margarine

“Margarine Is Chemical Gunk…”

I had to smile when I read this headline: "At last, the truth: Butter is GOOD for you - and margarine is chemical gunk." I was very young when margarine became a big 'health fad'....

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cholesterol, diet, nutrition, healthy fats

Busting the Cholesterol Myth Puts Big Pharma In A Fix

The mainstream has been trying to sell cholesterol as one of the biggest threats to a healthy heart. For the past 30 years, the medical mainstream and Big Pharma focused on loweri...

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prostate cancer, prostate health

A New Era For Prostate Cancer Care

When it come to the treatment options for prostate cancer, I am sometimes completely mystified... especially if one of the world's most influential business men, Warren Buffet, agr...

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Brexit. NHS

GSK Fobs Off Thousands Of Avandia Victims

Remember the blockbuster diabetes drug Avandia? The one that was banned from the UK and European Union (EU) back in September 2010, after it was found that the risks associated wit...

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horse meat

Cancer Risk Exposed In Contaminated ‘Beef Burgers’

Last week, I told you how the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) discovered that Tesco's 'Everyday Value Beef Burgers' contained 29 per cent horsemeat. Many of the burgers tes...

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aspirin

New Aspirin Dangers Uncovered

The daily aspirin recommendation so many doctors still cling onto is starting to grind me down a little... actually a lot. As is the case with so many over-the-counter and presc...

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vitamin

Protect Your Bones With Calcium And Vitamin D

It's beyond ridiculous. In fact, it's absurd: a drug that increases the risk of the condition it's supposed to prevent... and the mainstream pushes its use relentlessly, while on t...

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