chronic illness


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Stress and Women 1

Stress іѕ thе ” wear аnԁ tear” thе body goes through аѕ іt adjusts tο thе constantly varying environment. Anything thаt causes change іn a person’s life causes stress. Stress саn bе small-term (acute) οr long-term (chronic). Acute stress іѕ thе reaction tο аn immediate threat. Thіѕ іѕ commonly known […]


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Cystic Fibrosis 1

What is Cystic Fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited condition affecting the glands that produce body fluids or secretions. In CF, these secretions are stickier and thicker than normal. This hinders the functioning of important organs, such as the lungs and digestive system. Causes of Cystic Fibrosis The exact […]


Chronic Illness 3

At any one time in the UK, as many as 17.5 million adults may be living with a chronic disease. There are thousands of chronic conditions which affect people from mid-life onwards, including: Heart disease High blood pressure Arthritis Diabetes Depression Asthma Irritable bowel syndrome Although many of these diseases […]

Chronic Illness