100 questions and answers about chronic illness by Norman R., Ruescher L.

100 questions and answers about chronic illness by Norman R., Ruescher L.

By Norman R., Ruescher L.

Even if you are a newly clinically determined sufferer, or are a chum or relative of somebody struggling with power ailment, this publication deals support. the one textual content on hand to supply either the doctor's and patient's perspectives, a hundred Questions & solutions approximately persistent ailment supplies authoritative, sensible solutions for your questions on treatments and caliber of lifestyles, and offers resources of aid from either the health practitioner s and sufferer s viewpoints. This e-book is a useful source for a person dealing with the actual and emotional turmoil of continual sickness.

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You will be amazed at what you learn. A woman who had both hips replaced when she was only 22 (she’s now in her late 40s) learned that having sex in the bathtub works best for her, as the water minimizes weight! 24. Should I tell people about my condition? Rheumatoid arthritis An autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks and destroys the joints. Chronic illness can be visible or invisible. You can’t hide the deformities that come with rheumatoid arthritis or the rashes that accompany psoriasis.

How can I be sure that my wishes will be honored if I am unable to make medical decisions for myself? Discuss your wishes with your doctor. 44 No one wants to think or talk about critical care or end-of-life issues. You may have mentioned your opinions about what you would like to happen if you are not able to make your wishes known to medical providers, but that is not enough to make sure your wishes are carried out. Your loved ones may have opinions that are different from yours. Your loved ones may interpret what you said very differently.

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) A non-invasive medical test. MRI uses a powerful magnetic field, radio frequency pulses, and a computer to produce detailed pictures of organs, soft tissues, bone, and virtually all other internal body structures. QXP 10/22/09 2:34 PM Page 28 100 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT CHRONIC ILLNESS You may turn down invitations because you don’t know how you will feel. If you say yes on Tuesday for a Thursday event, you may crash before then. You are afraid to say yes and then cancel.

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